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Idyllwild Lilium parryi Restoration Plan

The Lemon Lily Restoration Project is a collaborative effort between Idyllwild residents and the Forest Service. In 2009 and 2010 Forest Service personnel collected Lilium parryi seeds from National Forest and Wilderness areas in the San Jacinto Mountains.

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How to Collect Lemon Lily Seeds in a Responsible Manner

Each Lemon lily flower is capable of producing a fruit that contains as many as one hundred seeds. Depending on the number of flowers some plants will produce only one fruit, while others may produce a dozen or more …

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Lilium parryi var. kessleri Debunked

I have frequently been asked about Lilium parryi var. kessleri, so I would like to clear up the confusion about this variety of Lemon Lily. In 1924, Davidson defined a new taxon of Lemon Lily from the San Gabriel Mountains that he called variety kessleri based on the following characteristics: leaves large, ovate to lancelate,… Read more »