Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma
Lilium michiganense Farw.
Michigan lily, Turk's-cap lily
Lilium: derived from Greek lirion, "a lily"
michiganense: from Michigan
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, 3'-6' tall forb|
|Flower: ||orange, 6-parted, 3" wide, buds 3-angled; purple-dotted, petal-like tepals bending upward; inflorescence with several to many nodding flowers in a cluster; blooms July-Aug.|
|Fruit:||elongated, 3-parted capsule|
|Leaf:||rough at edges and veins, lance-like; main leaves whorled, upper leaves alternate|
|Habitat: ||wet; meadows, streambanks, bogs, woods|