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Plant Details

Lilium pyrophilum

Sandhills Lily, Sandhills Bog Lily

Scientific Name:

Lilium pyrophilum

Common Name:

Sandhills Lily, Sandhills Bog Lily

Plant Family

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Orange

Size in Feet:

2 ft

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

Late July to Early August

Bloom Area:

Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Pitcher-plant bogs, seepage slopes, and streamhead ecotones per Bruce Sorrie

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in the world because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

State Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Notes:

This species was officially described in 2002 and is a handsome lily with deep-orange strongly-reflexed "tepals".

Lilium pyrophilum, NC Sandhills Gamelands, Hoffman, NC

image

© Will Stuart

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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