Lily-Michigan

Lilium michiganense

Family Lily (Liliaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Wet, sun, meadows, roadsides
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 3-7′
Flower Flowers are large, dangling orange flowers 2-3″ wide with 6 petals (actually 3 sepals and 3 petals). There are typically several flowers per plant. Petals and sepals are covered with purplish spots and yellow centers that fade to orange.
Leaf Leaves are a whorl of narrow lance-shaped leaves.
Notes This is a showy lily of the woodland habitats which grows from a large scaly underground bulb.

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