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This photo from the Bill & Mary Hoffman collection was simply labeled as "Yerex Alternate". This was scanned from a large format color negative so it was probably done by a professional photographer. There was no indication as to what it was an alternate selection for but it must have been high in the rankings for there to be such a photo record recorded. 1953, Carlton Yerex. Photo courtesy of the Bill & Mary Hoffman Collection.
Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. There are in the neighborhood of 110 to 120 Lilium species depending on whose classification you reference. For the full article, click Knowledge Base