Family, Lily. Perianth of 6 white divisions which become greenish with age. They are spreading, conspicuous, making a simple, dense raceme. Stamens, with thread-like filaments as long as the sepals. Fruit, a 3-horned capsule. Leaves, from base of flower - stem, linear, grass - like, rather long, a few on the stem reduced to mere bracts. Stem, 18 inches to 4 feet high, from a coated bulb. June and July.
Open woods, with a wide range from Long Island westward to Pennsylvania, to Kentucky and Arkansas. Found among the mountains of Virginia,