Alternate name: Fairy Lily, Alpine Lily
Family: Liliaceae, Lily view all from this family
Description Creeping by rhizomatous bulbs, this 2-6 ft. lily bears narrow, light-green, scattered leaves and vivid-orange, maroon-spotted flowers. The flowers are smaller than those of other lilies, are held horizontally, and have a flaring bell shape.
Flower July - September.
Flower July - September
Habitat Boggy swamp or stream edges; often among alders and willows; from 6500-9000 ft.
Range California, Sierra Nevada.
Exposure Preference Partial shade.
Native Distribution California Sierra Nevadas
Site Preference Boggy swamp or stream edges; often among alders & willows; from 6500-9000 ft.
Soil Preference Moist soils.