Plant Identification Database:
Liliaceae (Lily)
Order: Liliales; Class: Monocotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Liliaceae: LV: simple, entire, o. sheath, parallel venation; FL: 6 parts, o. spotted, u. actinomorphic, 3 petals, 3 sepals, 6 stamens, 1 pistil, 3-carpellate; FR: u. capsule, s. berry; ST: herb, u. bulb; EC:
o. sheath simple entire Parallel venation 3 parts; 6 parts; S: Identical to petals, o. spotted, u. actinomorphic, P: petals: S: 3 White; Yellow; Orange; Red; Pink; Blue; Violet; Green; Brown Panicle, Terminal S: 6; P: 1 pistil, 3-carpellate u. capsule, s. berry herb R: u. bulb Liliaceae: LV: simple, entire, o. sheath, parallel venation; FL: 6 parts, o. spotted, u. actinomorphic, 3 petals, 3 sepals, 6 stamens, 1 pistil, 3-carpellate; FR: u. capsule, s. berry; ST: herb, u. bulb; EC:
Sego lily Calochortus nuttallii Calochortus Alternate, few Linear 3 parts white w/ yellow at base Herb, >1', Erect Root Black Canyon of Gunnison, CO; Lake Lundy, CA Sego lily Calochortus nuttallii
Blue dicks Dichelostemma pulchellum Dichelostemma Basal Whole, Linear Entire >6" 6 parts; P: Connate Violet Head-globose, long peduncle P: Triangular Herb Root Desert AZ Blue dicks Dichelostemma pulchellum desert hyacinth; purplehead; grass nuts
Trout-lily Erythronium americanum Erythronium Parallel venation Forest Trout-lily Erythronium americanum
Canada lily Lilium canadense Lilium Parallel venation Wetland Canada lily Lilium canadense
Indian cucumber-root Medeola virginiana Medeola Forest Indian cucumber-root Medeola virginiana
Star of bethlehem Ornithogalum umbellatum Ornithogalum Roadside; Grasslands/Fields Star of bethlehem Ornithogalum umbellatum
Large-flowered bellwort Uvularia grandiflora Uvularia Forest Large-flowered bellwort Uvularia grandiflora
Perfoliate bellwort Uvularia perfoliata Uvularia Perfoliate Oblong Parallel venation 6 parts Yellow Terminal; Drooping Forest Perfoliate bellwort Uvularia perfoliata
Wild oats Uvularia sessilifolia Uvularia Sessile Oblong Parallel venation 6 parts Yellow Terminal; Drooping <1' Stem raw Forest Wild oats Uvularia sessilifolia
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION