Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


839

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, trash heaps, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Orange
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lilium lancifolium   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium lancifolium   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lilium tigrinum

 

COMMON NAME:
Tiger Lily