Definition of Lilium canadense
1. Noun. Common lily of the eastern United States having nodding yellow or reddish flowers spotted with brown.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lilium Canadense
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. ..."