Lilium michauxii Poir.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Lilium michauxii Poir.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stout, 5–12 dm; lvs in whorls of 3–7, or the uppermost 2 or 3 alternate, rather fleshy and glaucous, smooth, oblanceolate to obovate, obtuse or acute, the main ones 6–12 × 1.5–2.5 cm, the upper progressively smaller; fls 1 or 2, rarely more, nodding; tep orange- red, purple-spotted within and becoming yellow in the throat, recurved from about the middle, narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, 7–10 cm; stamens long-exserted. Dry sandy woods of the coastal plain from se. Va. to La.; also in the mts. from Va. and W.Va. southward. Aug. (L. carolinianum)

  • Common Names