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Tiger Lily

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Lilium tigrinum
Tiger Lily


They are found around farms, yards, along the edges of fields and roadsides.


They are large, nodding flowers, bright orange with darker spots. They have long, showy stamens. Stem is fuzzy. They bloom in summer.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Large nodding flowers with 6 spotted and curled back petals and large, showy stamens
Flower Color: Bright orange
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Plant Type: Wildflower (Tall - 2-5 feet)
Leaf Type: Narrow, entire (smooth edge)
Stem: Purplish and hairy, upper part grows small, black bullets in leaf axils

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