Lilium pardalinum ssp. vollmeri

Leopard Lily

Stems erect, unbranched, often in small clumps. Leaves entire, in 3–4 whorls or scattered on upper stem; lower leaves linear, longer than wide. Flowers to 35, hanging or facing outward from stem top. Flower widely bell-shaped, with petals recurved back or rolled so point is toward back of petal; inner flower yellow-orange to orange; outer flower darker, spotted with magenta near tips. Stamens flare out, forming a bell-shaped profile. Pollen yellow to red-brown. Grows in streambanks, moist places, fens, often with Darlingtonia californica, California pitcher-plant.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 30--40 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal, West-Side Forest, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes

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