Liliaceae
Erythronium hendersonii

Henderson's Fawn Lily

Erect flower stem centered in leaf pair. Basal leaves mottled with brown or white, glossy, 4–10 in. long. Stem pale pink to reddish, leafless. Flowers 1 to many in raceme, nodding. Flower petals pinkish lavender fading to white near center with deep purple markings at base, 3 small sac-like folds at base, stigma slightly shorter than brown to purple stamens. Grows in mixed woods, meadows, fields, at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 5--12 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, Meadow
  • Found In: SouthWest Or., Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes