Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
White fawnlily
Erythronium albidum
Location: Woods, lawn near woods
The leaves of this small lily can be variable. Some leaves have heavy dark mottling, others have faint to no mottling. It grows in shaded areas of low woods, wooded slopes, ravines. The species is a good indicator that spring is arriving, being one of the first plants to bloom.
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Genus: Erythronium (fawnlily)
Family: Liliaceae (lillies)
Order: Liliales (Mostly perennial plants, with food storage organs such as corms or rhizomes.)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)