Taxon  Report   3494    
Erythronium citrinum  S. Watson
Cream fawnlily,  Lemon colored fawn lily
Erythronium citrinum
© 2003 Norman Jensen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Erythronium citrinum
© 2010 Sierra Pacific Industries
Erythronium citrinum
© 2015 John Doyen
Erythronium citrinum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders, Oregon.

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Erythronium citrinum
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
Genus: Erythronium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Erythronium citrinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on 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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).