Liliaceae
Fritillaria camschatcensis

Kamchatka Fritillary

Stem erect, unbranched. Leaves entirely along stem; 1–3 whorls of 3–10 lance-shaped leaves to 3 in. long. Flowers 1 to several from upper leaf axil on short stalks. Flowers often with putrid odor, bronze, chocolate, or liver-colored, widely bell-shaped, with petals slightly turned back, small parallel ridges on inside. Grows in wet soils that never dry in coastal areas and rain forest. The odor attracts pollinators, usually flies.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--2 feet
  • Habitat: Coastal
  • Found In: Coast Of Northern Wa And Some Islands.
  • Native: Yes