OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium michiganense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 26 (2002)

Lilium michiganense

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)

Lilium superbum

 

COMMON NAME:
Michigan Lily


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image of Lilium michiganense, Michigan Lily

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_lilium_michiganense

June    Floyd County    GA

Chubby anthers and a red style are among its distinguishing characteristics, per Lilies in the Wild and in the Garden (Drake, 2014).

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lilium michiganense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 26
Lilium michiganense

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Lilium superbum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3735

Forb

Habitat: Wet prairies and calcareous hardwood flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

Native to Georgia

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 5-20 usually, upper sometimes alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Orange/ Reddish
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
6 long-exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall?
Capsule

 

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