Definition of Oregon lily

1. Noun. Lily of western North America with showy orange-red purple-spotted flowers.

Exact synonyms: Columbia Tiger Lily, Lilium Columbianum
Generic synonyms: Lily

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oregon Lily

Orectolobus barbatus
Oregon Jargon
Oregon alder
Oregon ash
Oregon cedar
Oregon crab apple
Oregon fir
Oregon grape
Oregon grapes
Oregon holly grape
Oregon larch
Oregon lily
Oregon maple
Oregon myrtle
Oregon oak
Oregon pine
Oregon white oak
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Literary usage of Oregon lily

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of the Lily by William Goldring (1905)
"L. columbianum (the oregon lily).—Though not very rare is not a common Lily in gardens. It grows wild in the elevated plains of Oregon and British Columbia. ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1876)
"Like the oregon lily, this has isolated bulbs—both too hastily considered as varieties of L. canadense, like many others. This elastic species, for a lily ..."

3. Popular Garden Flowers: Anemones, Asters, Begonias ... [et Al.] by Walter Page Wright (1911)
"It is not in the front rank, nor are columbianum, the oregon lily, and concolor. The former grows three feet high, ..."

4. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1897)
"250 Gm. oregon lily. For use, take of No. i one part, No. 2 two parts. Extract of tuberose ............... 12 ounces. METOL DEVELOPER. ..."

5. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1883)
"... and will be, as it always is, much admired by its numerous small flowers with massive segments and bright colours. The oregon lily ..."

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