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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin



White Dogtooth Violet   Erythronium albidum    
Lily family — Liliaceae

Also known as:
White Fawn-lily, Trout Lily

Slides: (click for larger view)

 

Like many wildflowers of deep forest, the trout lily flowers early in the spring, before the leaves are on the trees. At other seasons, patches of the distinctive leaves, speckled like a trout, decorate the woodland floor.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)

 

Flowering Months: February, March, April, May

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