COMMON NAME: Alpine/Sierra Tiger Lily
FAMILY: Liliaceae (Lily Family)
Leaves in 2–6 whorls, 4–15 cm; margin not wavy
Inflorescence: flowers 1–41, nodding to ascending
Flower sometimes slightly bilateral, ± trumpet-shaped, not fragrant; perianth segments 3–4 cm, weakly recurved (outer sometimes < inner), oblanceolate, inner surface light orange to red (purplish) on distal 25–50%, lighter near base (sometimes uniformly light orange); stamens ± > perianth, filaments ± spreading, anthers 3–8 mm, pale yellow, orangish, or magenta, pollen yellowish to red-orange; pistil 2–4 cm
Fruit 1.5–3 cm
Ecology: Wet meadows, willow thickets, streams in coniferous forest
Elevation: 1400–2900 m.
Bioregional distribution: n&c High Sierra Nevada
Horticultural information: SHD, IRR or WET, DRN: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17; DFCLT.