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Useful Temperate Plants

Lilium parvum

Kellogg

Liliaceae

+ Synonyms

Lilium canadense parvum (Kellogg) Baker ex Van Houtte

Common Name:

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General Information

Lilium parvum is a herbaceous perennial bulbiferous plant producing a leafy stem up to 170cm tall[
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Flora of N. America
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http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/fna/
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An on-line version of the flora with an excellent description of the plant including a brief mention of plant uses.
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The plant is harvested from the wild for use as an ingredient in commercial cosmetic products. It is grown as an ornamental.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

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Title
Flora of N. America
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Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/fna/
Publisher
 
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Description
An on-line version of the flora with an excellent description of the plant including a brief mention of plant uses.

Range

Western N. America - California, western Nevada

Habitat

Wet meadows, willow (Salix spp.) thickets, and streams in coniferous forests; at elevations from 1,400 - 2,900 metres[
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Title
Flora of N. America
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/fna/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line version of the flora with an excellent description of the plant including a brief mention of plant uses.
]

Properties

HabitBulb
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsBees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Cultivation StatusOrnamental, Wild

Cultivation Details


Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

An extract of the flowers is used as an ingredient in commercial cosmetic preparations as a masking agent[
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CosIng
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http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/cosing/
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CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.
]. A somewhat strange report, since the Flora of N. America says that the flowers are not fragrant[
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Title
Flora of N. America
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/fna/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line version of the flora with an excellent description of the plant including a brief mention of plant uses.
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2022-10-07. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Lilium+parvum>

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