Calflora
Taxon  Report   4815    
Lilium parryi  S. Watson
Lemon lily
Lilium parryi
© 2015 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lilium parryi
© 2015 Keir Morse
Lilium parryi
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
Lilium parryi, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, Arizona, Sonora, Mexico.
also called Lilium parryi var. kessleri
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lilium parryi
© 2015 Keir Morse
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Lilium
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: riparian, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Lilium parryi var. kessleri
ICPN: Lilium parryi var. parryi
More information about  Lilium parryi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIPA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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