Turk's-cap lily

variants: or less commonly Turk's cap

Definition of Turk's-cap lily

: either of two lilies having nodding flowers with strongly revolute perianth segments:
a : a widely cultivated lily (Lilium martagon) with rather small dull purple flowers
b : an American native lily (Lilium superbum) with flowers resembling those of the tiger lily

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“Turk's-cap lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turk%27s-cap%20lily. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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