Taxon  Report   3495 
Erythronium citrinum  S. Watson  var. citrinum 
Cream fawnlily,  Lemon colored fawn lily
Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum
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Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum
© 2015 Dana York
Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum
© 2010 Sierra Pacific Industries
Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Erythronium
Parent Record Erythronium citrinum
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.3 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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ICPN: Erythronium howellii
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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: Aug 15, 2018).

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