Lilium michauxii Poir. - Carolina Lily
Family - Liliaceae
Flowering - July - September.
Habitat - Hammocks, upland woods, thickets, bogs.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found scattered throughout most of Alabama. The plant can be identified by its striking orange-red flowers and whorled, oblanceolate leaves. The lowest and most apical leaves are typically alternate, however.
Photographs taken off Hickory Rd. near Lake Martin, AL., 8-12-05.