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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 26 | Liliaceae | Erythronium

5. Erythronium revolutum Smith in A. Rees, Cycl. 13: Erythronium no. 3. 1809.

Pink fawn-lily

Bulbs narrowly ovoid, 35–50 mm, sometimes producing sessile offsets. Leaves 10–25 mm; blade distinctly mottled with irregular streaks of brown or white, broadly lanceolate to ovate, margins entire to ± wavy. Scape 15–40 cm. Inflorescences 1–3-flowered. Flowers: tepals uniformly clear violet-pink at anthesis, with yellow banding at base, lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, 25–40 mm, inner with small auricles at base; stamens ± appressed to style, 12–22 mm; filaments white to pink (darkening with age), flattened, ± lanceolate, 2–3 mm wide; anthers bright yellow; style white to pink, 12–18 mm; stigma with slender recurved lobes 4–6 mm. Capsules oblong to obovoid, 3–6 cm.

Flowering early spring (Mar--Apr). Shaded stream banks, river terraces, wet places in forests; 0--600(--1000) m; B.C.; Calif., Oreg., Wash., generally within 100 km of Pacific Coast.


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