Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Lily Family)

Lilies are perennials from bulbs or rhizomes. The flowers usually have 3 petals and sepals. The leaves have parallel veins and can be either linear or broad. Many are used as ornamentals. Many former members of this family have been reassigned elsewhere recently.

Calochortus ambiguus (Doubting Mariposa Lily)
Prosartes trachycarpum (Fairybells)

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