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Plant Details

Clintonia borealis

Clinton's Lily, Yellow Clintonia, Bluebead Lily

Scientific Name:

Clintonia borealis

Common Name:

Clinton's Lily, Yellow Clintonia, Bluebead Lily

Plant Family

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

yellow, greenish yellow

Size in Feet:

.5 - 1.3

Light:

shade

Bloom Time:

late May - June

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Leaf and flower

When not in fruit or flower, it can be told from C. umbellulata by its smooth or only slightly ciliate leaf margin.

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Cary Paynter, Watauga County, June 2008

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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