Part of lily  genus Lilium in family Liliaceae in lily / trillium / 🌷︎ tulip  order Liliales.

Native to much of 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Canada and USA, in the watersheds of the Mississippi River and Great Lakes.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
◀sister-species Canada lily  Lilium canadense, which some authors include with this plant.

Bloom dates in temperate prairie regions  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 17)

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