Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Orange Day-lily - Hemerocallis fulva   (L.) L.
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Author(L.) L.
DistributionThroughout the state, with a few minor gaps.

Native of China and Japan; in N.A. widespread in the U.S. and southern Canada.
AbundanceFrequent to locally common. Commonly planted, frequently escaped.
HabitatRoadsides, yard weed, old homesites, suburban woodlands, disturbed streambanks.
IdentificationOrange Day-lily is familiar to practically everyone, as it is so commonly planted. While many color variants are grown, only the orange one seems to escape.
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B.A. SorrieWhispering Pines roadside, June 2015. MoorePhoto_non_natural
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