Orange

Below is a list of the most common Orange Flowers in the area. Please click on an individual flower for detailed information and pictures.

Butterfly Weed

Also known as Orange Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa Family Milkweed (Asclepiadaceae) Bloom Summer, fall Habitat Dry, sun, dunes, meadows, roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2' Flower Orange flower clusters are at the top of the stem. Each flower has 5 petals, and the lower part of the flower turns backward which is typical of milkweeds....

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Hawkweed-Orange

Hieracium aurantiacum Family Aster (Asteraceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Dry, sun, dunes, fields, meadows, roadsides Status Non-Native Cycle Perennial Height 1-2' Flower Several bright orange flower heads grow on a single stalk, but only a few open at a time. Individual flowers are about 1" wide and are made up of 20-30 ray flowers. Flowers close...

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Touch-Me-Not

Also known as Spotted Jewelweed Impatiens biflora Family Touch-Me-Not (Balsaminaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Wet, shade, wetlands, streams, lakes Status Native Cycle Annual Height 3-5' Flower Flowers are dangling, single orange blossoms with reddish brown spots. Each flower has a large open mouth that leads to a long thin sharp-curved tube. Flowers are about 1" long....

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Lily-Wood

Lilium philadelphicum Family Lily (Liliaceae) Bloom Summer Habitat Sun, meadows, roadsides Status Native Cycle Perennial Height 2-3' Flower Flowers are large, upright orange flowers 2-3" wide with 6 petals (actually 3 petals and 3 sepals). All petals and sepals have dark purplish spots on a faint yellow background near the base. There are typically several...

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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...

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