Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or you can choose a plant family:

Erythronium hendersonii

Erythronium hendersonii S. Watson

Henderson's Fawn Lily, Henderson's Fawnlily, Henderson’s Fawn-lily

Liliaceae (Lily family)


USDA Symbol: ERHE7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 1 foot tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 10 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Purple, sometimes with yellow, blotches at base of tepals.



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


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

Go back