PlantsErythroniums→Dimpled Troutlily (Erythronium umbilicatum)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4 to 10 inches
Plant Spread: 4 to 7 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Other: Leaves can be cooked as a leaf vegetable.
Fruit: Other: Light green capsule with distinctly indented end matures to yellow.
Fruiting Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Yellow recurved petals are mottled and streaked brownish-purple on outside.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Vegetable
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Bulbs
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Need a plant ID by cairnkicker Oct 30, 2016 10:02 AM 4

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