Erythronium americanum
Family: Liliaceae
American trout-lily,  more...
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Arthur Meeks  
Etymology: Erythronium: Greek for red because genus name comes form a red-flowered species from Europe
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-8" tall forb; in large colonies formed by short, thick, vertical underground stems
Leaves: usually 2, basal, mottled or spotted
Flowers: yellow often with spotted centers, 6-parted, 1 1/2" long, petal-like tepals flaring backward; solitary on a stout stalk; blooms April-May
Fruits: rounded, 3-celled capsule
Habitat: moist; woods, forests
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
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Christopher Noll  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Kitty Kohout  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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Paul Drobot  
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Merel R. Black  
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Paul Drobot  
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Caroline A. Creevey  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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