Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 2: 436. 1894. 1894
Leaf blades dark green, barely constricted along length, 5–12.5 × 0.1–0.25 dm, margins with slender threads. Panicles 1–2.5 m. Flowers: perianth narrowly tubular; tepals rosy red to salmon, 2.5–3.5 cm. Capsules 2.5–3 cm. Seeds 9–10 × 6–7 mm.
Phenology: Flowering late winter–early summer.
Habitat: Prairies, rocky slopes, and mesquite thickets
Elevation: 0–600 m
Tex., Mexico (Coahuila).
Hesperaloe parviflora is widely cultivated in arid and semiarid regions, both as roadside plantings and as landscaping elements.