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Lilium philadelphicum var. andinum (Western wood lily)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Lilium philadelphicum var. andinum

Lilium philadelphicum L. var. andinum (Nutt.) Ker Gawl.

Western Wood Lily, Western Red Lily, Wood Lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Lilium andinum, Lilium montanum, Lilium philadelphicum var. montanum, Lilium umbellatum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The lower leaves of this western variety of Lilium philadelphicum are scattered instead of whorled.


From the Image Gallery

4 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: CO , IA , IL , IN , KY , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , OH , SD , TX , WI , WY
Canada: BC , SK

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 80 - Illinois Wildflowers (2002) John Hilty
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lilium philadelphicum var. andinum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lilium philadelphicum var. andinum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lilium philadelphicum var. andinum


Record Modified: 2023-04-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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