USDA, NRCS. 2018. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 March 2018). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.
Illustration courtesy of University of Florida/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. Used with permission.
What is Banana Lily?
- Mostly base leaves
- Yellowish-green on upper surface
- Dark on lower surface
- Slender leaf stalks
- Sepals up to 0.59 inches long & wide
- Petals elliptical- or sword- shaped
- Petals 0.39+ inches long
- Rises from roots
- Up to 9.84+ inches in length
- Pedicels up to 3.16 inches long
- Rough coat
- Fleshy & clustered
Where Does it Grow?
Banana lily can be found in ponds or sluggish streams.