Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Commonly cultivated, frequently escaping

Look for it in forests, streambanks, suburban woodlands, lawns, waste places, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (plant scapose)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Orange
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hemerocallis fulva   FAMILY Xanthorrhoeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hemerocallis fulva   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-31-001:
Hemerocallis fulva   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Orange Daylily, Tawny Daylily