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


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Will Stuart    wil_28625824873

August    Scotland County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Habitat.

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Will Stuart    wil_28859101546

August    Scotland County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Petal & sepal tips orange, bases yellow w spots, tapering to a slender claw, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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Will Stuart    wil_9501768635_c21b4b4dae

August    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

Petals wider than the similar sepals, the tips of both curved backward, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

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Keith Bradley    kab_l_catesbaei_78487

September    Highlands County    FL

Archbold Biological Station

The leaves are so sharply ascending as to be nearly appressed to the stem, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

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Keith Bradley    kab_l_catesbaei_79808

September    Highlands County    FL

Kissimmee Prairie State Park

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Keith Bradley    kab_lilium_catesbaei_4652

October    Lee County    FL

Wild Turkey Strand Preserve

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Keith Bradley    kab_lilium_catesbaei_4653

October    Lee County    FL

Wild Turkey Strand Preserve

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Tim Spira    tpslcatesbaei

Month Unknown