OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lilium pyrophilum   FAMILY Liliaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium iridollae   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO THESE PLANTS) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-32-006?:
Lilium michauxii   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandhills Lily, Sandhills Bog Lily


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image of Lilium pyrophilum, Sandhills Lily, Sandhills Bog Lily

Will Stuart    wil_20009558190

July    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

1-5 nodding flowers, sepals & petals partly united, recurving til tips touch, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Lilium pyrophilum, Sandhills Lily, Sandhills Bog Lily

Will Stuart    wil_l_pyrophilum_from_395

July    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Flowers not fragrant, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Lilium pyrophilum, Sandhills Lily, Sandhills Bog Lily

Will Stuart    wil_l_pyrophilum_from_400

July    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Sepals & petals alike, orange to red-orange or deep red, spotted with purple, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Lilium pyrophilum, Sandhills Lily, Sandhills Bog Lily

Will Stuart    wil_l_pyrophilum_leafwhor

July    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Lvs 1-5" long, widest near middle, green above, only slightly paler beneath, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lilium pyrophilum   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium iridollae   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED TO THESE PLANTS) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-32-006?:
Lilium michauxii   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

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3173

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in peaty seepage bogs in the Sandhills and peaty swamp margins in the upper Coastal Plain, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4-15

FLOWER:
Summer
Orange/Reddish
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
6 long-exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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