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Erigenia bulbosa (Harbinger of spring)
Cressler, Alan

Erigenia bulbosa

Erigenia bulbosa (Michx.) Nutt.

Harbinger Of Spring

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)


USDA Symbol: erbu

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Red-brown anthers.


USA: AL , AR , DC , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MD , MI , MO , MS , NY , OH , OK , PA , TN , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON

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View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-11-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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