Canada lily

Lilium canadense

''Lilium canadense'', commonly called either the Canada lily, wild yellow-lily, or the meadow lily, is a native of eastern North America. Its native range extends from Ontario to Nova Scotia south to Georgia and Alabama. It is most common in New England, the Appalachian Mountains, and the Canadian Maritimes. It is also cultivated as an ornamental in Europe and other places.

Flowers emerge in June. They are nodding , yellow, orange or red, often with darker spots. The plant has become less common in urban and suburban areas due to heavy browsing by the white-tailed deer.

• Habitat: moist meadows, wood margins
• Height: 0.5-1.5 metres
• Flower size: 50–75 mm wide
• Flower color: yellow, orange, or red
• Flowering time: June to July
• Origin: native

The flower buds and roots traditionally gathered and eaten by North American indigenous peoples.
Canada lily in Maine Red Canada lily 
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassMonocots
OrderLiliales
FamilyLiliaceae
GenusLilium
SpeciesL. canadense