Family, Lily. Color, greenish white. Six spreading, clawed sepals and petals compose the perianth. Stamens, 6. Styles, 3. A tall and slender plant, 2 to 4 feet in height. Flowers, on pedicels in large terminal panicles. Leaves, long, narrow, acute at apex, narrowing to the base, the lower clasping, numerous on the tall stem. July and August.

In dry woods and among hills, ascending in the south to a height of 2,000 feet.