Plant ID forum: Name of flower?

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Michaelv40405
May 14, 2018 1:12 PM CST
A friend sent me this photo of a weird looking flower that's growing in his neighbors yard, would like to know what the name is. Thanks
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Starfishmomma
May 14, 2018 1:19 PM CST
There are a number of spidery, star-shaped orchids but the plant has now been identified as something else.
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DaisyI
May 14, 2018 3:53 PM CST
I don't think its an orchid but withour more photos of the rest of the plant, its going to be hard to ID.
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Vancouver, BC
Michaelv40405
May 14, 2018 4:10 PM CST
I don't think it's an orchid either, I'm leaning towards to some kind of oriental lilies. I'll have to ask my friend to send more pictures of the whole plant
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krobra
May 14, 2018 4:24 PM CST
where your friend lives could help narrow it down a little too.

are they in Vancouver too ?
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pardalinum
May 14, 2018 4:27 PM CST
Not a lily (genus Lilium) of any kind... Otherwise, I'm stumped too.
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obliqua
May 14, 2018 4:30 PM CST
Almost looks like an epimedium flower???
Vancouver, BC
Michaelv40405
May 14, 2018 4:54 PM CST
@krobra my friend lives in White Rock, BC. Flower was cut from a neighbors yard that's been abandoned. Ask my friend to take more pictures of the plant itself so hopefully he'll comply
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Silversurfer
May 15, 2018 12:48 AM CST
It is an Epimedium sp.
There are many named cultivars.
They love shade.
They can be star shaped or more demure...in all colours, white, pink, yellow, purple, orange, red, blue.

Might be Epimedium Amber Queen.

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Calif_Sue
May 15, 2018 9:52 AM CST

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Michaelv40405
May 15, 2018 5:41 PM CST
@silversurfer @calif_sue thanks for your replies, much appreciated

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