Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Lycoris from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Magic Lily, Hurricane Lily, Surprise Lily, Spider Lily
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Inflorescence a 3-9 flowered umbel, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
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Leaves and flowers are not present at the same time, per Weakley's Flora.
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Lobes linear wide-spreading, recurved, undulate. Stamens ~ 2x long as perianth, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.