Wood Lily Lilium philadelphicum is a magnificent wild
flower that may be seen blooming in open woods and
meadows in early summer. Its Ojibway name is
Maemaegwauhn naugauhnse (Butterfly dish). The three
sepals and three petals are a bright orange colour with
purple spots and the plant can be up to a metre tall. The
flower faces upwards at the top of the stem which has
whorls of leaves further down.
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