Taxon  Report   3505    
Erythronium oregonum  Applegate
Giant white fawnlily,  Oregon fawn lily
Erythronium oregonum
© 2011 Steven Thorsted
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Erythronium oregonum
© 2000 Jerry Murray
Erythronium oregonum
© 1995 Jerry Murray
Erythronium oregonum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Erythronium oregonum
© 2017 Tony Kurz
Genus: Erythronium
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Erythronium oregonum ssp. leucandrum
More information about  Erythronium oregonum
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).