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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Erythronium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Erythronium californicum Purdy
Habit: Bulb 35--60 mm, ovoid. Leaf: 7--15 cm, oblong to narrowly ovate, mottled brown or white. Inflorescence: peduncle 10--30 cm; flowers 1--3. Flower: perianth parts 25--40 mm, +- narrowly ovate, white to cream with yellow base, +- banded brown to red, inner with small sac-like folds at base; stamens 12--25 mm, filaments slender, +- white, anthers +- white to cream; style 10--15 mm, +- white, stigma lobes < 2 mm, spreading.
Ecology: Openings in dry woodland; Elevation: < 1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr Note: May intergrade with Erythronium citrinum, Erythronium multiscapideum.
eFlora Treatment Author: Geraldine A. Allen
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Erythronium
Next taxon: Erythronium citrinum
Citation for this treatment: Geraldine A. Allen 2016. Erythronium californicum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25172, accessed on September 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 27, 2016.