[Wildflowers with 3, 6 or 9 Petals East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

The Lily Family East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington


Elegant Mariposa Lily: Calochortus elegans

Elegant Mariposa Lily: Calochortus elegans

Glacier Lily: Erythronium grandiflorumThe photo at right shows the ever lovely Glacier Lily.

Onions: The Genus Allium

Harvest Lilies, Cluster Lilies & Brodiaeas: The Genus Brodiaea, Dichelostemma & Triteleia

Sego lilies, Mariposa Lilies, and the Cats-ear Lilies: The Genus Calochortus

Camas: The Genus Camas

Queen's Cup, Bead Lily Clintonia uniflora

Fairybells: The Genus Prosartes (formerly the Genus Disporum)

Fawn Lilies: The Genus Erythronium

Fritillarias: The Genus Fritillaria

Sand Lily Leucorinum montanum

Lilies: The Genus Lilium

Alp Lily, Alpine Lily, Common Alplily: Lloydia serotina ssp. serotina (Synonyms: Bulbocodium serotinum, Lloydia serotina var. serotina)

False Solomon's Seals: The Genus Maianthemum (formerly the Genus Smilacina)

Clasp-leaf Twisted-stalk, Claspingleaf Twistedstalk, Clasping-leaf Twisted Stalk, Clasping Twisted-stalk, Cucumber Root: Streptopus amplexifolius (Synonyms: Streptopus amplexifolius var. americanus, Streptopus amplexifolius var. amplexifolius, Streptopus amplexifolius var. chalazatus)

Trilliums or Wake-robins: The Genus Trillium

Cluster Lilies: The Genus Triteleia

False Hellebores: The Genus Veratrum

Bear Grass, Common Beargrass, Western Turkeybeard: Xerophyllum tenax (Synonyms: Helonias tenax, Xerophyllum douglasii)

Zigadenes or Death-camas: The Genera Anticlea and Toxicoscordion (formerly the Genus Zigadenus)

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