[Fawn-lilies West of the Cascade Mountains]

Howell's Fawn-lily, Lemon-colored Fawnlily, Pale Fawnlily, Trout-lily

Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum

Synonym: Erythronium howellii

Lemon-colored Fawn-lily, Howell's Fawnlily, Pale Fawnlily, Trout-lily: Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum

Lemon-colored fawnlilies as seen at Star Flat to the west of Selma, OR................April 5, 2009. The similar Howell's fawnlily is generally found east and southeast of Selma, OR.

Characteristics:

1. Six tepals are a creamy, somewhat yellow color.

2. Leaves basal, elliptical in shape, with a lightly mottled surface.


Habitat:

The lemon-colored fawnlily is found in light to moderately thick woods.


Range:

The lemon-colored fawnlily is found in the Illinois River Valley of southern Josephine County, southwest Oregon.


Lemon-colored Fawnlily, Pale Fawnlily, Howell's Fawnlily: Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum (Synonym: Erythronium howellii)

A close-up of the flower of lemon-colored fawnlily as seen at Star Flat to the west of Selma, OR................April 5, 2009.

Lemon-colored Fawnlily, Pale Fawnlily, Howell's Fawnlily: Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum (Synonym: Erythronium howellii)

Lemon-colored fawnlily as seen in dry coniferous forest along the Illinois River to the southwest of Eight Dollar Mountain in southwestern Oregon..................April 5, 2009.

Erythronium citrinum ----- Lemon-colored Fawnlily, Pale Fawnlily, Howell's Fawnlily: Erythronium citrinum var. citrinum (Synonym: Erythronium howellii)

Lemon-colored fawnlilies as seen west of Eight Dollar Mountain in the Illinois River Valley of southwestern Oregon.

Paul Slichter