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Lilium catesbaei

Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily

Scientific Name:

Lilium catesbaei

Genus:

Lilium

Species Epithet:

catesbaei

Common Name:

Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Orange, Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September

Growing Area:

Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Pine savannas, sandhill seeps (Weakley 2015). Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

Bloom of Lilium catesbaei, Green Swamp, August 2010

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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