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Taxon: Lilium canadense L.

 
Genus: Lilium
Family: Liliaceae
Subfamily: Lilioideae
Tribe: Lilieae
Nomen number: 400988
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:303. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jul-2006
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 4 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Canada lily  (Source: F WVa) - English
  • meadow lily  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Turk's-cap lily  (Source: F GPlains) - English
  • wild meadow lily  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • wild yellow lily  (Source: Lilies) - English
  • yellow lily  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • yellow-bell lily  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • lis de Canada  (Source: F New Brunswick) - French
  • kanadalilja  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Quebec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Liliaceae&GenusID=Lilium&SpeciesID=canadense), Virginia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  5. Haines, A. & T. F. Vining Flora of Maine: a manual for identification of native and naturalized vascular plants of Maine. (F Maine)
  6. Hinds, H. R. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2. (F New Brunswick)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  10. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  11. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  12. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  13. Skinner, M. W. & B. A. Sorrie 2002. Conservation and Ecology of Lilium pyrophilum, a new species of Liliaceae from the sandhills region of the Carolinas and Virginia, USA (Novon) 12:101.
  14. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  15. Synge, P. M. Lilies: a revision of Elwes' monograph of the genus Lilium and its supplements. 1980 (Lilies) 158.
  16. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  17. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Lilium canadense L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Lilium canadense cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=400988. Accessed 13 November 2018.