CATESBY’S LILY; PINE LILY (Lilium catesbaei)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: CATESBY’S LILY; PINE LILY (Lilium catesbaei)

This beauty popped up in my neighbor’s natural area, and was leaning on my fence. Always a nice surprise when they bloom.

Listed as Threatened Plants in the Preservation of Native Flora of Florida Act. Defined as species of plants native to the state that are in rapid decline in the number of plants within the state, but which have not so decreased in such number as to cause them to be endangered.

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/lilium-catesbaei

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3148

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