Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz
Lilium lancifolium Thunb.
lance-leaf tiger lily, tiger lily
Lilium: derived from Greek lirion, "a lily"
lancifolium: lance-shaped leaves
|Status: ||Introduced - adventive|
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, 3'-6' tall forb; stems hairy, stout|
|Flower: ||orange, 6-parted, 4" wide, petal-like tepals bending backward, purple dotted; inflorescence of several, stalked flowers in nodding cluster (raceme); blooms July-Aug.|
|Leaf:||numerous, stalkless, all alternate, lance-like with pointed tips, clasping bases; with small black bulblets in upper axils|
|Habitat: ||roadsides, yards|