OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Erythronium albidum   FAMILY Liliaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erythronium albidum   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Erythronium albidum var. albidum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Erythronium albidum

 

COMMON NAME:
White Trout Lily, Blonde Lilian, White Fawnlily


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image of Erythronium albidum, White Trout Lily, Blonde Lilian, White Fawnlily

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_eral9_001_lvd

        

image of Erythronium albidum, White Trout Lily, Blonde Lilian, White Fawnlily

JK Marlow    jkm090404_033

April    Walker County    GA

The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain

Plants densely colonial. Sterile corms numerous, fertile corms few, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Erythronium albidum   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erythronium albidum   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Erythronium albidum var. albidum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Erythronium albidum

 

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535

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in rich mesic forests, in very nutrient-rich alluvial soils, per Weakley's Flora

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

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shade ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (2)

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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