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Shasta Lily

Lily Family (Liliaceae) Lilium washingtonianum
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Shasta Lily

Flower: Off-white or cream, minute magenta spots, aging pink inside trumpet-shaped corolla

Blooms: July to August

Leaves: In whorls, margins may or may not be wavy

Height: Mostly 3 to 5 feet but less than 9 feet

Found: Dry conifer forests, brush fields and burned over clear cuts

Tidbits: This plant is also called Washington Lily. The corolla of the subspecies purpurascens tends to age purplish.

 

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