Taxon  Report   3507 
Erythronium purpurascens  S. Watson
Plain leaf fawn lily,  Purple fawn lily
Erythronium purpurascens
© 2008 Dee E. Warenycia
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Erythronium purpurascens
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Erythronium purpurascens
© 2011 Dan Shimmon
Erythronium purpurascens, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Erythronium purpurascens
© 2006 Jim Battagin
Genus: Erythronium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Erythronium purpurascens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Sep 25, 2018).

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