Small, upright plant with lily-like flowers. Flowers
have six swept-back petals and conspicuous brown anthers. Leaves are
oblong, untoothed and mottled with brown. Blooms in early to
A charming native. There is a patch along the trails on
the western slope, just north of the powerlines that is growing from year to
year. Another larger patch grows on the eastern slope above the
bikeway and below Wildwood Drive.
Nothing else in Wildwood has yellow lily-like flowers except yellow daylily, which is much larger and
blooms in midsummer.