OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Lilium canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium canadense ssp. canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lilium canadense

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Lilium canadense ssp. editorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-32-004:
Lilium canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lilium canadense

 

COMMON NAME:
Canada Lily


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image of Lilium canadense, Canada Lily

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_l_canadense_ed_z

May        

Tepals yellow, orange to brick red, acuminate, reflexed 60-120° from flwr axis, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Lilium canadense, Canada Lily

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_l_canadense_editorum

May        

Anthers 5-10mm long, exserted to fully included when viewed from the side, per Weakley's Flora (2018).

image of Lilium canadense, Canada Lily

JK Marlow    jkm0507g_32

July    Pocahontas County    WV

Roadside

image of Lilium canadense, Canada Lily

JK Marlow    jkm0507g_36

July    Pocahontas County    WV

Roadside

There has been confusion between L. canadense var. editorum (the red-flowered form) and L. grayi, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Lilium canadense, Canada Lily

JK Marlow    jkm0507g_37

July    Pocahontas County    WV

Roadside

image of Lilium canadense, Canada Lily

JK Marlow    jkm0507h_02

July    Pocahontas County    WV

Roadside

Leaves lanceolate or narrowly elliptic, not broader distally, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Lilium canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium canadense ssp. canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lilium canadense

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Lilium canadense ssp. editorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-32-004:
Lilium canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lilium canadense

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

833

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Wet meadows, clearings, coves, seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 5-11

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow (rarely 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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