Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4389

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Japan & Taiwan

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, persistent from cultivation, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate? "scattered"

FLOWER:
Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3, perianth funnelform
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lilium longiflorum   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium longiflorum   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Easter Lily


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image of Lilium longiflorum, Easter Lily

JK Marlow    jkm190814_0769

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers solitary or several, horizontal or somewhat nodding, per Flora of China.

image of Lilium longiflorum, Easter Lily

JK Marlow    jkm190814_0774

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers long tubular, very fragrant. Tepals white, oblanceolate, per Flora of China.

image of Lilium longiflorum, Easter Lily

JK Marlow    jkm190814_0778

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaves scattered, linear-lanceolate, per Flora of China.

image of Lilium longiflorum, Easter Lily

JK Marlow    jkm190814_0779

August    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Lilium longiflorum, Easter Lily

Steve Marlow    snm_2588hwy11lily2

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Wind can disperse the lightweight seeds; remove seedpods to limit spread, per garden.org.

image of Lilium longiflorum, Easter Lily

Steve Marlow    snm_2589hwy11lily3

August    Spartanburg County    SC