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Related to Erythronium: Erythronium americanum, Erythronium albidum, Erythronium californicum


(Plants) any plant of the bulbous genus Erythronium, with decoratively mottled leaves and cyclamen-like yellow, rose, purple, or white flowers: family Liliaceae. See also dogtooth violet
[New Latin, from Greek erythros red]
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Noun1.erythronium - perennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violetErythronium - perennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violet; adder's tongue; trout lily; fawn lily
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
dog's-tooth violet, dogtooth, dogtooth violet - perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
avalanche lily, Erythronium montanum - perennial herb having large white flowers marked with orange; found near the snow line in the northwestern United States
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Erythronium 'Joanna', trout lily, above, and Anemone nemorosa 'Vestal', left ask Carol QWE WANT to grow a cordon or fan-trained apple.
This week, I saw erythronium blooms start to open up and trilliums display their wonderful flowers.
One of the plant specimens is the uncommon Erythronium mesochoreum (prairie trout-lily) which was collected by Dr.
Arisaema triphyllum (jack-in-the-pulpit), Zanthoxylum americanum (prickly-ash), Erythronium albidum (prairie fawnlily), Viola pubescens (smooth yellow violet), and Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper).
The following bulbs are considered moderately shade tolerant: hyacinth, arum, ornamental allium/onion, fritillaria, erythronium, puschkinia and chinodoxa.
Her choices include beautiful deep blue muscari, vibrant yellow erythronium, dark tulips, white hyacinths and delicate-looking narcissus - but not all together, of course.
Ecological, Ethnobotanical, and Nutritional Aspects of Yellow Glacier Lily, Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh (Liliaceae) in Western Canada, MS thesis, Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.
If you want a dazzling display, arrange ranks of hyacinth, tulip, and daffodil - maybe contrasting them with drifts of bulbs naturalised in the lawn, such as snowdrops and winter aconite followed by crocus, Anemone, Chinodoxa, and Erythronium.
This showy plant is the first with scented blooms to be found among New World members of the genus Erythronium.