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alp lily, alpine lily, common alp-lily

Habit Plants slender, 0.5–1.5(–1.9) dm.

slightly dimorphic;

basal 2, blade linear, 4–10(–20) cm × 0.8–1 mm;

cauline 2–4, blade lanceolate, 1–5 × 0.1–0.2 cm.



tepals 0.9–1.2(–1.4) cm;

stamens erect;

filaments 3–8 mm;

anthers 0.6–1(–1.2) mm.


6–8 mm.

Lloydia serotina


Varieties 2 (2 in the flora).

(Discussion copyrighted by Flora of North America; reprinted with permission.)

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Parent taxa Liliaceae > Lloydia
Subordinate taxa
L. serotina var. flava, L. serotina var. serotina
1.Perianth white with greenish to purplish veins.L. serotina var. serotina
1.Perianth yellow with yellowish to greenish veins.L. serotina var. flava
Synonyms Bulbocodium serotinum
Name authority (Linnaeus) Salisbury ex Reichenbach: Fl. Germ. Excurs., 102. (1830)
Source Flora of North America vol. 26, p. 198.
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