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Erythronium revolutum

coast fawn lily, mahogany fawn lily, pink fawn-lily


narrowly ovoid, 35–50 mm, sometimes producing sessile offsets.


10–25 mm;

blade distinctly mottled with irregular streaks of brown or white, broadly lanceolate to ovate, margins entire to ± wavy.


15–40 cm.




tepals uniformly clear violet-pink at anthesis, with yellow banding at base, lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, 25–40 mm, inner with small auricles at base;

stamens ± appressed to style, 12–22 mm;

filaments white to pink (darkening with age), flattened, ± lanceolate, 2–3 mm wide;

anthers bright yellow;

style white to pink, 12–18 mm;

stigma with slender recurved lobes 4–6 mm.


oblong to obovoid, 3–6 cm.

Erythronium revolutum

Phenology Flowering early spring (Mar–Apr).
Habitat Shaded stream banks, river terraces, wet places in forests
Elevation 0–600(–1000) m (0–2000(–3300) ft)
from FNA
CA; OR; WA; BC; generally within 100 km of Pacific Coast
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Source FNA vol. 26, p. 158.
Parent taxa Liliaceae > Erythronium
Sibling taxa
E. albidum, E. americanum, E. californicum, E. citrinum, E. elegans, E. grandiflorum, E. helenae, E. hendersonii, E. klamathense, E. mesochoreum, E. montanum, E. multiscapideum, E. oregonum, E. pluriflorum, E. propullans, E. purpurascens, E. pusaterii, E. quinaultense, E. rostratum, E. taylorii, E. tuolumnense, E. umbilicatum
Name authority Smith: in A. Rees, Cycl. 13: Erythronium no. 3. (1809)
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