Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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

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...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

 

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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

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

LESS THAN Lilium canadense ssp. michiganense

 

COMMON NAME:
Michigan Lily