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Erythronium citrinum

Erythronium citrinum S. Watson

Cream Fawnlily, Lemon Colored Fawn Lily, Pale Fawn-lily

Liliaceae (Lily family)


USDA Symbol: ERCI7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 14 inches tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 6 inches long.

Bloom Information

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



Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-10-21
Research By: CBR

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