Calflora
Taxon  Report   3505    
Erythronium oregonum  Applegate
Giant white fawnlily,  Oregon fawn lily
Erythronium oregonum
© 2000 Jerry Murray
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Erythronium oregonum
© 2011 Steven Thorsted
Erythronium oregonum
© 2011 Steven Thorsted
Erythronium oregonum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Erythronium oregonum
© 1995 Jerry Murray
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Erythronium
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Erythronium oregonum ssp. leucandrum
More information about  Erythronium oregonum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EROR4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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