Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


833

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina (the range is obscure)
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in wet meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lilium canadense var. canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium canadense ssp. canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-32-004:
Lilium canadense   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Canada Lily, Wild Yellow Lily