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Erythronium grandiflorum ssp. grandiflorum (Yellow avalanche lily)
Reveal, James L.

Erythronium grandiflorum ssp. grandiflorum

Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh ssp. grandiflorum

Yellow Avalanche Lily, Glacier Lily, Yellow Avalanche-lily, Glacier-lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Erythronium grandiflorum ssp. chrysandrum, Erythronium grandiflorum ssp. nudipetalum, Erythronium grandiflorum var. chrysandrum, Erythronium grandiflorum var. nudipetalum, Erythronium grandiflorum var. pallidum, Erythronium parviflorum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Leaves up to about 8 inches tall, flower stalk up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Seeds brown.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-11
Research By: CBR

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