Day Lily- Hemerocallis fulva.
Plant: Erect perennial 16-20 cm tall, from thick, spreading rootstock.
Leaves: Many basal sword-like, channelled.
Flowers: Tawny orange, funnel shapped, about 9-12 cm across wit 6 spreading teplas (the petals are wavy edged), 6 stamens and a style with a cap-like stigma; 6-15 flowers in loose branched cluster.
Blooms: June to August
Fruits: Oblong, 3 sided capsules
Habitat: Meadows, streambanks, roadsides.
Distribution: Eurasia; naturalized in Eastern U.S. and Canada and some western states.
- Ontario Wildflowers- 101 Wayside Flowers- Linda Kershaw
Norwood Ontario Canada. Found along Highyway 7 in the ditch
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