Erythronium montanum S. Watson
Avalanche-lily, White Avalanche-lily
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: ERMO8
1-5 showy white flowers not at end of a stalk that grows from between 2 broadly lanceolate basal leaves.
This mountain species blooms just after the snow melts, often carpeting meadows with its white flowers. There are a number of western species, some with cream or yellow flowers, others with pinkish ones.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: OR , WA
Native Distribution: British Columbia to northern Oregon.
Native Habitat: Alpine or subalpine meadows and forests.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Erythronium montanum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Erythronium montanum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Erythronium montanum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff