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Lilium michiganense In mesic sandy soil in an old sand borrow pit. Started from a handful of seeds tossed in here many years ago. Leaves are in whorls. Geotagged,Liliaceae,Lilium,Lilium michiganense,Michigan Lily,Summer,United States,Western Orange-cup Lily,Western Red Lily,angiosperms,flower,monocot Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Lilium michiganense

In mesic sandy soil in an old sand borrow pit. Started from a handful of seeds tossed in here many years ago. Leaves are in whorls.

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''Lilium michiganense'' is a species of true lily commonly referred to as the Michigan lily. It is a wildflower present in prairie habitats in the Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi Valley regions of the United States and Canada, from South Dakota through Ontario to New York, south to Georgia and Oklahoma.

The flower is orange with spots. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental. The Michigan lily is often confused with the Turk's cap lily , and with a naturalized Asian "tiger lily" ''Lilium.. more

Similar species: Liliales
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Jul 24, 2019. Captured Jul 23, 2019 20:24 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/5.6
  • 1/166s
  • ISO1600
  • 100mm