Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Trout-lily
Erythronium americanum Rich woods
Liliaceae
Flowering PeriodApril - May
(c) KBS
HabitatRich woods, particularly on alluvial soil
Height6 - 8 inches
DescriptionHerbaceous perennial, typically found in large colonies. Plants have a single flower with yellow, up-curved petals and reddish anthers.
LeavesFlowering plants have two 4 - 6 inch long leaves which are mottled white, pale green, and purplish-brown.
(c) TB
DistributionHerbaceous perennial, typically found in large colonies. Plants have a single flower with yellow, up-curved petals and reddish anthers.
NotesNon-flowering plants have a single leaf.