Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


835

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in bogs, seepages, grassy balds, moist forests, & wet meadows, at medium to high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 5-11

FLOWER:
Summer
Red
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3, perianth campanulate
6 included 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 grayi   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium grayi   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-32-003:
Lilium grayi   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Gray's Lily, Roan Lily