Yellow Trout Lily Erythronium americanum Ker subsp. americanum  Synonyms: Erythronium americanum ssp. harperi.

Status:

Trout lilies are typically found in well-drained flood plain forests and rich, mesic slope forests (J. Hill/MNPS).

Description:

The leaves usually start out dark green and become mottled with brown or purple; the resemblance of this pattern to the mottling of a trout gave rise to the common name (J. Hill/MNPS).

There are 220 records in the project database.

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Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Harford Co., Maryland (4/26/2015). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily Blooming in Talbot Co., Maryland (4/13/2014). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily blooming along the C&O Canal, Allegany Co., Maryland (4/13/2008). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/17/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

A Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/6/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/3/2017). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/19/2015). Photo by Wendy R. Fredericks. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/19/2015). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/2/2015). Photo by Rose Anderson. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (4/11/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Auricle at base of petals and dimple-less ovary apex on Yellow Trout Lily in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/5/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/2/2016). Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily with Fruit in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/8/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily in bloom in Harford Co., Maryland (4/2/2017). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/17/2016). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/22/2014). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily closeup in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/17/2016). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/12/2014). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

A Yellow Trout Lily blooming in Harford Co., Maryland (4/9/2017). Photo by Emily Carter Mitchell. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/22/2018). Photo by Robert Warren. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/12/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily in fruit in Cecil Co., Maryland (4/29/2017). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Yellow Trout Lily poking out amidst a sea of Lesser Celandine at Patapsco Valley SP in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/27/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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