Taxon  Report   3497 
Erythronium grandiflorum  Pursh
Glacier lily,  Yellow avalanche lily
Erythronium grandiflorum
© 1999 John Game
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Erythronium grandiflorum
© 2014 John Doyen
Erythronium grandiflorum
© Corsi 2015 California Academy of Sciences
Erythronium grandiflorum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Erythronium grandiflorum
© 2007 Matt Below
Genus: Erythronium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Erythronium grandiflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2018).

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