Orange Day Lily,
Liliaceae or Lily Family
Erect plant with long narrow leaves and large,
showy, orange, lily-like flowers. Blooms mid to late
summer. Fails to produce seed or fruit, but spreads
readily by underground runners
A common introduced weed, originally a garden
ornamental. It is common in Wildwood in open disturbed
places, especially near the Outdoor Classroom.
Yellow day lily
lilioasphodelus) is very similar, but has yellow
flowers, blooms a little earlier, and has not lost the ability
to produce seeds.