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Lloydia serotina

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

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Varieties 2 (2 in the flora).

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

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