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Trout lily

Erythronium

Description:

Purple trout lily, larger and broader leaves than the native yellow one.

Habitat:

Woodland understory

Notes:

Probably part of an old naturalized landscape, now a nature preserve.

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3 Comments

lalindberg1
lalindberg1 9 years ago

This is probably Erythronium dens-canis, a European species that is cultivated as a landscape plant. I found several large patches (dozens of plants) in this old estate woodland.

DanielAHunt
DanielAHunt 9 years ago

This is a very rarw color for a trout lily!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Nice, I've never seen a lavender one!

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lalindberg1

Locust Valley, New York, USA

Spotted on Mar 25, 2012
Submitted on Mar 28, 2012

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