Erythronium pusaterii

(Munz & J. T. Howell) Shevock

Madroño 37: 264. 1991.

Common names: Kaweah Lakes fawn-lily
EndemicConservation concern
Basionym: Erythronium grandiflorum subsp. pusaterii Munz & J. T. Howell Leafl. W. Bot. 10: 104. 1964
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 159. Mentioned on page 155.

Bulbs narrowly ovoid, 40–60 mm. Leaves 10–35 cm; blade green, lanceolate, margins ± wavy. Scape 12–40 cm. Inflorescences 1–8-flowered. Flowers: tepals white, proximal 1/2–2/3 bright-yellow, becoming pinkish in age, lanceolate, 25–45 mm, inner auriculate at base; stamens 8–15 mm; filaments ± white, slender; anthers yellow; style ± white, 7–10 mm; stigma ± unlobed, or with lobes shorter than 1 mm. Capsules obovoid, 2–4 cm.


Phenology: Flowering late spring (Apr–May).
Habitat: Meadows, open forests, rocky ledges
Elevation: 2100–2500 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Erythronium pusaterii is known only from Tulare County in the southern Sierra Nevada.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thicker" is not a number.

... more about "Erythronium pusaterii"
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
loculicidal +
Geraldine A. Allen +  and Kenneth R. Robertson +
(Munz & J. T. Howell) Shevock +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
narrowed +
Erythronium grandiflorum subsp. pusaterii +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
glabrous +  and glaucous +
lanceolate +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
tunicate +  and scaly +
additional +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
Kaweah Lakes fawn-lily +
2100–2500 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
erect +  and nodding +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +, septicidal +  and loculicidal +
obovoid +  and oblong +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Meadows, open forests, rocky ledges +
persistent +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
recurved +  and erect +
many;several +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering late spring (Apr–May). +
reddish +  and green +
elongating +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
many +  and few +
more sparingly without than those extensive vegetative reproduction +
adnate +  and free +
staminodial +
1 +  and several +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Erythronium pusaterii +
Erythronium +
species +
pinkish;bright-yellow;white +
distinct +
spreading +  and reflexed +
inner +  and proximal +
1/2 +  and 2/3 +
auriculate +  and lanceolate +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
lanceolate;ovate +
3 +  and 2 +