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Lilium humboldtii ssp. ocellatum

Lilium humboldtii Roezl & Leichtlin ex Duch. ssp. ocellatum (Kellogg) Thorne

Humboldt's Lily, Spotted Humboldt's Lily

Liliaceae (Lily family)

Synonym(s): Lilium fairchildii, Lilium humboldtii var. bloomerianum, Lilium humboldtii var. ocellatum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stem up to about 9 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 6 inches long.
Fruit: 3-valved.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Nodding, yellow or pale orange, with magenta spots.



Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lilium humboldtii ssp. ocellatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lilium humboldtii ssp. ocellatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lilium humboldtii ssp. ocellatum


Record Modified: 2019-10-21
Research By: CBR

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