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Title:
Savannah lily
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Flowers
Lilies
Catesby's lily (Lilium catesbaei)
Original Format:
Lantern slide; Hand-colored lantern slide; 3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021027
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa to
Description:
Savannah lily (Lilium catesbaei). From Natural Gardens (page 296): "Perennials with flowers funnellike, the 6 perianth parts distinct; anthers attached to stalk at middle region: leaves commonly numerous, alternate or whorled. Uplands and bogs."; From Natural Gardens (page 296): "KEY TO SPECIES: Sepals and petals strongly contracted below into a stalk-like structure. Leaves alternate, appressed against stem."
Genre:
Close-up views
Photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
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