OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium michiganense   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lilium superbum

INCLUDED WITHIN -
Lilium canadense ssp. michiganense

 

COMMON NAME:
Michigan Lily


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image of Lilium michiganense, Michigan Lily

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_lilium_michiganense

June    Floyd County    GA

Chubby anthers and a red style are among its distinguishing characteristics, per Lilies in the Wild and in the Garden.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium michiganense   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lilium superbum

INCLUDED WITHIN -
Lilium canadense ssp. michiganense

 

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3735

Forb

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in wet prairies and calcareous hardwood flatwoods, 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.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 5-20 usually, upper sometimes alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



 


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