California Corn Lily

Veratrum californicum var: californicum

Corn Lily
Photo by Allen Keeney, NHA
Lily (Liliaceae)
wet areas, particularly along creek to RV
Broad, light green leaves with parallel veins. The lily resembles a corn plant with a stalk growing from the center. The flowers grow along a divided stem at the top of the plant.
July, August (killed by first frost); along creek to RV, TV
This plant is often confused with skunk cabbage. However, there isn’t any skunk cabbage growing in the park. The plants in Skunk Cabbage Meadow are really corn lily.
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