Erythronium oregonum

Two thick basal leaves with distinctive, brown, fawn-like pattern. Leafless stalks sport 1-3 creamy-white, nodding, six-petaled flowers. Whimsically reminiscent of flower fairy dresses.

Plant Details

Oak woodland
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
In the Pacific Northwest west of the Cascades in moist forests, and rocky meadows at low elevations.
Mature Height:
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist, well-drained soil with high organic content.
Special Uses:
Often self sows forming showy colonies over time.