Definition of Lilium canadense

1. Noun. Common lily of the eastern United States having nodding yellow or reddish flowers spotted with brown.

Exact synonyms: Canada Lily, Meadow Lily, Wild Meadow Lily, Wild Yellow Lily
Generic synonyms: Lily

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lilium Canadense

Lila
Lilah
Lilia
Liliales
Lilian
Lilian Alicia Marks
Liliana
Lilianna
Lilias
Lilibet
Liliidae
Liliopsida
Lilith
Lilium
Lilium auratum
Lilium canadense
Lilium candidum
Lilium catesbaei
Lilium columbianum
Lilium lancifolium
Lilium longiflorum
Lilium maritinum
Lilium martagon
Lilium michiganense
Lilium pardalinum
Lilium philadelphicum
Lilium superbum
Liliuokalani
Lille
Lillia

Literary usage of Lilium canadense

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botany, Developmental and Descriptive by William Mansfield (1922)
"... LILY (lilium canadense) Habitat.—The wild yellow lily usually grows in low moist ground. Morphology.—The underground part consists of a scaly bulb, ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"lilium canadense L. Sp. PI. 303. 1753. Bulbs subglobose, i'-2' in diameter, borne on a stout rootstock, composed of numerous thick white scales. ..."

3. An Introduction to Cytology by Lester Whyland Sharp (1921)
"Chromosome reduction in lilium canadense. Bot. Gaz. 37: 464-469. 1905a. Nuclear division in the pollen mother cells of lilium canadense. Ann. Bot. ..."

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