Trout Lily

Erythronium americanum

Érythrone d’Amérique

The mottled leaves of the Trout Lily are said to resemble the markings on trout. In most populations, non-flowering individuals outnumber the flowering ones. The Cherokee crushed the warmed leaves and poured the juice over wounds that would not heal. These are extremely photogenic plants that dapple the early spring woods with their beautiful yellow….


In nature Deciduous woods.


It is happiest in Loam, Clay with leaf litter and decaying organic matter.

In terms of water, Trout Lily needs Medium water required