OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lilium catesbyi   FAMILY Liliaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium catesbaei   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-32-002:
Lilium catesbaei var. catesbaei   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Lilium catesbaei var. longii

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

 

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


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lica4_001_lvd

        

image of Lilium catesbyi, Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily

Will Stuart    wil_28625824873

August    Scotland County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Habitat.

image of Lilium catesbyi, Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily

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.

image of Lilium catesbyi, Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily

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.

image of Lilium catesbyi, Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily

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.

image of Lilium catesbyi, Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily

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

image of Lilium catesbyi, Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily

Tim Spira    tpslcatesbaei

Month Unknown        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lilium catesbyi   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium catesbaei   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-32-002:
Lilium catesbaei var. catesbaei   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Lilium catesbaei var. longii

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

834

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon

Habitat: pine savannas, sandhill seeps, per Weakley's Flora

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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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