Additional notes (click to expand)


The crushed corm is used as a poultice for boils.
Plants for a Future (2016) at link


E. oregonum 'Sulphur Form' is listed as an invalid name by RHS

Geographical distribution

  • Northern America, Northwestern U.S.A., Oregon
  • Northern America, Southwestern U.S.A., California
  • Northern America, Western Canada, British Columbia

Erythronium oregonum Appleg.

Genus: Erythronium
Species: oregonum Appleg.
Common names: Oregon's fawn-lily; Giant adder's-tongue
Distribution summary: N.W.U.S.A, S.W.Canada
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H4 - Hardy; average winter
Habitat: Pine/Oak forests
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: North America (A)
Flowering months: April, May
Reason for growing: Medicinal

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