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Erythronium propullans

Erythronium propullans A. Gray

Dwarf Trout Lily, Minnesota Dwarf Trout-lily, Minnesota Fawnlily

Liliaceae (Lily family)


USDA Symbol: ERPR6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 5 inches tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 5 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Nodding, usually close at night.


Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q2A1
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (MN)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


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

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