Lilium lancifolium Thunb.
Family: Liliaceae
lance-leaf tiger lily,  more...
[Lilium tigrinum Ker Gawl.]
Lilium lancifolium image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Lilium: derived from Greek lirion, "a lily"
Plants: erect, perennial, 3'-6' tall forb; stems hairy, stout
Leaves: numerous, stalkless, all alternate, lance-like with pointed tips, clasping bases; with small black bulblets in upper axils
Flowers: orange, 6-parted, 4" wide, petal-like tepals bending backward, purple dotted; inflorescence of several, stalked flowers in nodding cluster (raceme); blooms July-Aug.
Habitat: roadsides, yards
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive
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