Lily 38 Flowers are showy and triangular or bell-shaped, usually with 6 showy sepals/petals. The 3 sepals may differ from the 3 petals, as in the trilliums, but more often the sepals and petals are alike. Leaves are always parallel veined and are often basal.
Iris 4 Usually bilaterally symmetrical, but in the Blue-eyed grasses (Sisyrhincium) the 3 sepals are indistinguishable from the 3 sepals and there is radial symmetry.
Magnolia 3 Trees or shrubs with lobed, smooth-edged leaves and large, showy flowers. The fruit is a dry or fleshy cone.
Cucumber 2 Plants are creeping or climbing vines and flowers are on long stems. May have 5 or 6 petals. Fruit relatively large and fleshy and often covered with spines.
Laurel 2 Aromatic trees or shrubs with simple leaves and small flowers in branched clusters. The calyx is 6-part and the corolla may be absent.
Custard-apple 1 The Pawpaw is a small tree that forms colonies from root sprouts. The 1-2" flowers have 6 purple petals. Fruit is banana-like.
Yam 1 Twining vines with alternate or whorled leaves and tubular flowers with 6 flaring lobes. Fruit is a 3-angled capsule.
Amaryllis (Daffodil) 1 Lily-like flowers have 6 sepals/petals and narrow, grass-like leaves.
Amaryllis (Daffodil) 1 Flowers are usually purple and in racemes from the leaf axils or in terminal clusters. Most commonly 6 petals, but may be 5. Leaves simple, opposite, smooth edged.
Loosestrife 1 Flowers are usually purple and in racemes from the leaf axils or in terminal clusters. Most commonly 6 petals, but may be 5. Leaves simple, opposite, smooth edged.
Moonseed 1 Woody, climbing, twining vines with smooth-edged, sometimes lobed leaves and grape-like fruits.