Taxon  Report   3493 
Erythronium californicum  Purdy
California fawn lily,  California fawnlily
Erythronium californicum
© 2008 Dee E. Warenycia
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Erythronium californicum
© 2011 Larry Blakely
Erythronium californicum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Erythronium californicum
© 2006 Matt Below
Genus: Erythronium
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.7 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Erythronium californicum
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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