Calflora
Taxon  Report   3507    
Erythronium purpurascens  S. Watson
Plain leaf fawn lily,  Purple fawn lily
Erythronium purpurascens
© 2006 Jim Battagin
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Erythronium purpurascens
© 2011 Dan Shimmon
Erythronium purpurascens
© 2008 Dee E. Warenycia
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 George W. Hartwell
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Erythronium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Serpentine affinity: 1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Erythronium purpurascens
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 (ERPU7)

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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