Oregon Fawn Lily (Erythronium oregonum) in the Erythroniums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 3 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Spring ephemeral
Other: Leaves can be cooked as a leaf vegetable.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Cream
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Vegetable
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Seeds need alternating periods of warm and cold stratification to germinate
Seeds are hydrophilic
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets

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Location: Seattle WA Date: 2013-04-14
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Location: Seattle WA Date: 2013-04-14A view from down under
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Location: Part SunDate: 2013-05-04
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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April Color by springcolor May 1, 2013 8:10 AM 80
Tentative list of seeds I'll be starting for 2013 growing year by Xeramtheum Dec 31, 2012 4:26 AM 45

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