Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Erythronium albidum Nutt. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

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Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot
Family Liliaceae
Erythronium albidum Nutt.
small white fawn-lily, white dog-tooth violet, white trout-lily
Erythronium: Greek for red because genus name comes form a red-flowered species from Europe
albidum: white
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-8" tall forb; in large colonies formed by short, thick, vertical underground stems
Flower: white to pink with yellow centers, 6-parted, 1 1/2" long, petal-like tepals flaring backward; solitary on a stout stalk; blooms April-May
Fruit:rounded, 3-celled capsule
Leaf:usually 2, basal, mottled or spotted
Habitat: moist; woods, forests
Notes: common in Southern Wisconsin
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