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  Lilium michiganense Farw. image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Theodore S. Cochrane
Family Liliaceae
Lilium michiganense Farw.
Michigan lily, Turk's-cap lily
Lilium: derived from Greek lirion, "a lily"
michiganense: from Michigan
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Status: Native
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
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Lilium canadense L. subsp. michiganense (Farw.) B.Boivin & Cody
Lilium canadense L. var. umbelliferum (Farw.) B.Boivin
Lilium michiganense Farw. var. umbelliferum Farw.
Lilium michiganense Farw. var. uniflorum Farw.

         
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