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Erythronium americanumErythronium americanum

trout lily, yellow trout lily, dogtooth violet

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-1'
Flowers: Mar.-Jun.; yellow
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

moist woods, rich slopes, bottomlands, meadows

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE NY PA

Wildlife

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Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/672.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004