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Erythronium californicum (California fawn-lily)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Erythronium californicum

Erythronium californicum Purdy

California fawn-lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ERCA15

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: CA

Benefit

Use Food: Bulbs gathered by Native Americans for food.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Erythronium californicum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Erythronium californicum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Erythronium californicum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-12-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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