Liliaceae
Lloydia serotina

Alpine Lily

Short ascending plant with more or less upward-facing flowers. Leaves grass-like from base and alternating on stem, somewhat fleshy. Flowers single or few atop stems, open cups about 3/4 in. wide, white with rose to purple or green pencil markings. Grows among grasses and sedges in wet meadows and rock ledges in subalpine and alpine areas. Circumboreal.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--8 inches
  • Habitat: Alpine, Subalpine
  • Found In: Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP, Olympic NP
  • Native: Yes