Lilium michiganense

This spectacular wildflower is called Michigan Lily and it is a true lily, meaning it belongs to the Lilium genus, which is also the type genus for the Lily family (Liliaceae).  “Lilium” is Greek for “lily” and “michiganense” refers to this species being discovered in Michigan.


Synonym:
Family:Liliaceae
Common Name:Michigan Lily
Authority: Farw.
Etymology:
C Value:6
Wetness:FAC+
# of Species in  
Genus in Illinois:
4
Duration:Perennial
Reproduction:Monoecious
Flower Type:Perfect
Growth Habit:Forb
Leaf Arrangement:Whorled
Leaf Type:Simple
Leaf Margin:Entire
Leaf Toothing:
Flower Color:Red, Orange
Habitat:
Status (State):Not Listed
Status (Federal):Not Listed
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