Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3601

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in wet meadows, forest openings, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 5-11

FLOWER:
Summer
Orange to red
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3, perianth somewhat campanulate
6 stamens, fully included to barely exserted
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lilium canadense var. editorum   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium canadense ssp. editorum   FAMILY Liliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-32-004?:
Lilium canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Canada Lily