Pine Lily

This lily is on the threatened and endangered list in Florida. There were only three in the area where I was photographing, the other two were at their last stages of growth.

Pine Lily | September 2019 | Alice Mary Herden
Pine Lily | September 2019 | Alice Mary Herden

These lilies need just the right area and conditions for them to grow. If the conditions are not right they will stay dormant for up to 5 years. Think how amazing it would be if this area was filled with these lilies.

Lucky enough to get this Cloudless Sulfur butterfly gathering water from the petals!


Links

https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LICA4

https://hawthornhillwildflowers.blogspot.com/2011/08/catesbys-pine-lily-lilium-catesbaei.html

http://www.indefenseofplants.com/blog/2019/7/22/the-pine-lily

 

 

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