Family: Liliaceae, Lily view all from this family
Description Reaching 1-4 ft. in height, Carolina Lily bears up to six reddish-yellow, spotted, nodding flowers with petals that curve backward – almost to the base of the flower. The leaves of this perennial are mostly whorled.
Flower May - August.
Flower May - August
Habitat Drier, upland woods and thickets.
Range Coastal plain, s.e. Virginia to Louisiana and Texas; also in the mountains in Virginia and West Virginia.
Exposure Preference Partial sun to shade.
Native Distribution Coastal Plain, s.e. Virginia to Louisiana, also in the mts. in Virginia & West Virginia
Site Preference Drier, upland woods & thickets
Soil Preference Sandy soils.