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alp lily, alpine lily, common alp-lily

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alp lily, alpine lily

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

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.

Flowers

1–2;

tepals 0.9–1.2(–1.4) cm;

stamens erect;

filaments 3–8 mm;

anthers 0.6–1(–1.2) mm.

Capsules

6–8 mm.

Perianth

yellow with yellowish to greenish veins.

2n

= 24.

Lloydia serotina

Lloydia serotina var. flava

Phenology Flowering summer (Jun–Sep).
Habitat Rocky slopes and exposed habitats of subalpine zones
Elevation 100–1000 m [300–3300 ft]
Discussion

Varieties 2 (2 in the flora).

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

Variety flava from the Queen Charlotte Islands (Graham and Moresby islands) differs from the typical variety in floral color and is more robust with well-developed leaves that nearly always exceed the flowering or fruiting scapes (J. A. Calder and R. L. Taylor 1965).

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

Distribution
from USDA
w North America; Eurasia
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Parent taxa Liliaceae > Lloydia Liliaceae > Lloydia > Lloydia serotina
Sibling taxa
L. serotina var. serotina
Subordinate taxa
L. serotina var. flava, L. serotina var. serotina
Key
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 L. serotina subsp. flava
Name authority (Linnaeus) Salisbury ex Reichenbach: Fl. Germ. Excurs., 102. (1830) (Calder & Roy L. Taylor) B. Boivin: Naturaliste Canad. 94: 525. (1967)
Source Flora of North America vol. 26, p. 198. Flora of North America vol. 26, p. 198.
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