Definition of Meadow lily

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


Lexicographical Neighbors of Meadow Lily

meadow browns
meadow clary
meadow cranesbill
meadow cress
meadow dermatitis
meadow fern
meadow fescue
meadow foxtail
meadow goldenrod
meadow horsetail
meadow horsetails
meadow jumping mouse
meadow leek
meadow lily (current term)
meadow mouse
meadow muffin
meadow mushroom
meadow pea
meadow pipit
meadow pipits
meadow rue
meadow saffron
meadow salsify
meadow saxifrage
meadow spikemoss
meadow spittlebug
meadow vole

Literary usage of Meadow lily

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

1. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"For, here, too, we may search for the purple flag and fringed orchis, the yellow meadow lily, the pink swamp milkweed, each charming in its way, ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"M. [If the wood lily varies from red to yellow, this would seem to be an added indication that the meadow lily's change of color is not a specific character ..."

3. A Guide to the Wild Flowers by Alice Lounsberry (1899)
"Of about fifty species of the north temperate zone, the meadow lily is one of ... is very slight in its variations from the meadow lily ; although a still ..."

4. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1850)
"Dr. Torrey calls it the " Wild yellow Lily." The second kind is indigenous in Western New- York, and might properly be termed the Sed meadow lily. ..."

5. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1850)
"Some years ago I introduced the Bronze meadow lily into my garden; but the soil seemed ungenial, as it grew less thriftily than the Red variety; ..."

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