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....
Botanical Name: Erythronium americanum
Nom Français: Érythrone d'Amérique
Bloom colour: Yellow
Blooms: Spring - Zone 5
Pollinators: Bees | Bumble bees
Sun or Shade: Shade
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Less than 1 foot (27 cms or less)
It grows well in hardiness zones:
Water requirement: Medium water required
Loam, Clay with leaf litter and decaying organic matter.
Found in moist woods and meadows.
Spread: 0.25 to 0.50 feet
Medicinal | Native to Canada
Styling and Use
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