Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


834

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in pine savannas, sandhill seeps, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Orange
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3, perianth widely campanulate
6 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 catesbaei   FAMILY Liliaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium catesbaei +   FAMILY Liliaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-32-002:
Lilium catesbaei +   FAMILY Liliaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily