Lilium superbum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyLiliaceae
Family (Traditional)Liliaceae
GenusLilium
SpeciesLilium superbum L.
Common Nameturk's-cap lily
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Whorled; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.4
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S1S2] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Lilium canadense subsp. superum Lilium canadense subsp. superum (L.) Baker

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Calloway (KY), Harlan (KY), Hickman (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Chester (TN), Cocke (TN), Davidson (TN), Greene (TN), Johnson (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MDKY, TENN, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1974 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100105475 Harlan Kentucky Frank T. McFarland
EKY
Lilium superbum
31234100105459 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Lilium superbum
31234100105426 Sevier Tennessee 08 Aug 1974 Roz Gorzeman
228-F
EKY
Lilium superbum
31234100105467 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Lilium superbum
N/A Carter Tennessee 16 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lilium superbum
N/A Greene Tennessee 25 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lilium superbum
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 14 Jul 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066630 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066637 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066631 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066638 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066632 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066636 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066641 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066635 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066633 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
31234100105434 Harlan Kentucky B. D. Fields
EKY
Lilium superbum
31234100460979 Harlan Kentucky Judith E. Rozeman
EKY
Lilium superbum
31234100105301 McCreary Kentucky Gary W. Libby
EKY
Lilium superbum
ETSU006619 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Jul 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lilium superbum
MDKY00005878 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Lilium superbum
MDKY00005877 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066640 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066642 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066643 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
APSC0035498 Cocke Tennessee
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0052080 Harlan Kentucky 23 Aug 1996 Ron Jones
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0040068 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0094662 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0100148 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0035496 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Lilium superbum
HTTU020666 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066634 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
TENN-V-0066639 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Lilium superbum
UCHT005822 Polk Tennessee 19 Jun 2012 Dwayne Estes
246
UCHT
Lilium superbum
UCHT005823 Union Tennessee 02 Aug 2014 Zach Irick
UCHT
Lilium superbum
N/A Carter Tennessee 28 Jul 1974 Roz Gorzeman
220A
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0093234 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0040067 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0035500 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Lilium superbum
APSC0093233 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Lilium superbum
N/A Cocke Tennessee 19 Jul 1974 Roz Gorzeman
216C
APSC
Lilium superbum
HTTU021704 Tennessee
HTTU
Lilium superbum
HTTU020665 Davidson Tennessee
HTTU
Lilium superbum
HTTU020664 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lilium superbum
UTM00187 Chester Tennessee
UTM
Lilium superbum
UCHT038040 Unicoi Tennessee
UCHT
Lilium superbum
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Plant Photos

Lilium superbum - Joey Shaw
Lilium superbum - Joey Shaw
Lilium superbum - Joey Shaw
Lilium superbum - Joey Shaw
Lilium superbum - Milo Pyne
Lilium superbum - Milo Pyne
Lilium superbum - Milo Pyne
Lilium superbum - Milo Pyne
Lilium superbum - Milo Pyne
Lilium superbum - Milo Pyne
Lilium superbum - Milo Pyne
Lilium superbum - Milo Pyne
Lilium superbum - Shawn Krosnick
Lilium superbum - Shawn Krosnick
Lilium superbum - Shawn Krosnick
Lilium superbum - Shawn Krosnick
Lilium superbum - Tara Littlefield
Lilium superbum - Tara Littlefield