Lilium michiganense Farw.
Michigan lily, Turk's cap lily
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
Michigan lily or turk’s cap lily is a 2-5 ft., single-stemmed perennial
with sword-like leaves arranged in whorls. The stem
often branches at the tip to form additional flower stalks. Orange flowers, up to 3 in. across, have petals that curve backward – almost to the base of the flower. Dark spots mark the inner surface of the six petals.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Complexity: Simple Flower:
Green Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Orange
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
AL , AR , IL , IN , IA , KS , KY , MI , MN , MS , MO , NE , NY , OH , OK , PA , SD , TN , WI Canada: ON Native Distribution:
S.e. NH to WI, s. to FL, AL & AR Native Habitat:
Wet meadows; low ground USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Deep, fertile, moist, cool soil.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes