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Wood Lily

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Lilium philadelphicum

Flower Description:

The deep orange blossom is a standout with purple spots. The plant can produce 1-5 funnel-shaped flowers on an erect stem.

Season BloomJune-July
HabitatThe Wood Lily is a flower of our northwest lower Michigan Dunes. It is distinctive by its petal attachment as the petals narrow and there is open space between each petal at the base. The root is a cluster of pearly white corms. It attracts birds and humming birds.
Leaf DescriptionThe leaves are long and narrow and arranged in whorls around the stem. The stem and leaves are tall and narrow.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Partial Shade, Sun
LocationShoreline, Woodland