Taxon  Report   3499    
Erythronium helenae  Applegate
Pacific fawnlily,  St. Helena fawn lily
Erythronium helenae
© 2009 Terry Dye
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Erythronium helenae
© 2009 Terry Dye
Erythronium helenae
© 2009 Terry Dye
Erythronium helenae, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Erythronium helenae
© 2016 Roy West
Genus: Erythronium
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 4.5; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Erythronium helenae
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 23, 2019).