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Lilium pomponium

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Botanical Description

Usually to about 50cm high, sometimes more. Leaves dense, scattered, linear with silvery margins, 7-13cm long. Flowers about three to ten, turkscap type, 4-5cm across, bright sealing-wax red, summer. France and Italy, in the Maritime Alps on grassy limestone slopes. [Pl.249].

a, L. formosanum; b, L. mackliniae; c, L. nanum; d, L. pomponium;