OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Erythronium americanum ssp. harperi   FAMILY Liliaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erythronium americanum ssp. harperi   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Erythronium americanum

 

COMMON NAME:
Harper's Trout Lily


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image of Erythronium americanum ssp. harperi, Harper's Trout Lily

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_e_americanum

February        

image of Erythronium americanum ssp. harperi, Harper's Trout Lily

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_e_americanum_7

February        

Anthers usually yellow (rarely brown or lavender), per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Erythronium americanum ssp. harperi   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erythronium americanum ssp. harperi   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Erythronium americanum

 

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2890

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (2)

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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