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.

Fawn lily © Seven Oaks
Erythronium © Dee Brausch
Fawn lily &copy: Dee Brausch
  • Fawn lily © Seven Oaks
  • Erythronium © Dee Brausch
  • Fawn lily &copy: Dee Brausch

Plant Details

Habitat:
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:
12"
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.