Lilium bolanderi

Bolander's Lily

Stems erect, unbranched. Leaves in 2–6 whorls, egg-shaped, to 3 in. long, wavy-edged, covered with white or blue waxy powder. Flowers 1–9 atop stem with separate stalks, nodding to outward-facing, narrowly bell-shaped, dark wine red to pink with yellowish centers, darker spots on inner surface, dark red anthers, magenta or brownish red pollen. Grows in rocky serpentine in shrubby areas, conifer forests, at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 24--48 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes