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Lily family word jumble

Unscramble the following genus names of perennials that are all related in the lily family (Liliaceae) to the true lily (Lilium). Relatives vary widely from the aloe houseplant to onions and garlic.  Answers follow below.  (Need a hint? Common names in random order are toad lily, funkia, red-hot poker, ornamental onion, lily-of-the-valley, tulip, hyacinth, grape hyacinth, daylily, Solomon's seal.) 

1. rTiycirts

2. pihanfoiK

3. oHast

4. ilmuAl

5. moaieslreHlc

6. oanlvlCraia

7. luiapT

8. usrcaiM

9. suyntiHhca

10. omianguPtoy








 

Answers:

1. Tricyrtis

2. Kniphofia

3. Hosta

4. Allium

5. Hemerocallis

6. Convallaria

7. Tulipa

8. Muscari

9. Hyacinthus

10. Polygonatum



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