Manyflower Fawnlily

Manyflower Fawnlily Plant Information


Manyflower Fawnlily grows in the following 1 states:

California

Erythronium pluriflorum is a rare species of flowering plant in the lily family which is known by the common names manyflower fawn lily, golden fawn-lily, and Shuteye Peak fawn lily.

It is endemic to California, in the central Sierra Nevada within eastern Madera County. It is known only from isolated populations on Chiquito Ridge and Shuteye Peak, in the San Joaquin River watershed. It is listed as an Endangered species by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and IUCN, and is on the California Native Plant Society Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants.
The plant was not described until 1991.
Erythronium pluriflorum is a wildflower growing from a bulb 4 to 7 centimeters wide. It produces two oval-shaped green leaves.
It erects thin, naked stalks which may be 8 to over 30 centimeters tall, each stalk bearing one to ten flowers. The flower has bright yellow curly tepals each one to three centimeters long which age to a brown or orange color. The other flower parts are also yellow.

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