Erythronium quinaultense

G. A. Allen

Syst. Bot. 26: 269, fig. 3. 2001.

Common names: Quinault fawn-lily
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 158. Mentioned on page 155, 156.

Bulbs narrowly ovoid, 35–75 mm. Leaves 12–20 cm; blade green or faintly mottled with white or brown, lanceolate to ovate, margins ± wavy. Scape 12–25 cm. Inflorescences 1–3-flowered. Flowers: tepals white proximally, shading to pink at outer margins, darkest toward tips, with yellow band at base, lanceolate to narrowly ovate, 30–50 mm, inner with small auricles at base; stamens 12–24 mm; filaments white, flattened, slightly widened, linear to lanceolate, 1–2 mm wide; anthers yellow; style white, 10–18 mm; stigma with slender, usually recurved lobes 1–5 mm. Capsules oblong to obovoid, 3–6 cm. 2n = 48.


Phenology: Flowering late spring (May).
Habitat: Openings and rocky ledges in coniferous forests
Elevation: 500–900 m

Discussion

Erythronium quinaultense is a tetraploid species apparently derived from hybridization between E. montanum and E. revolutum. It is known only from the southwestern Olympic Peninsula.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thicker" is not a number.

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versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
loculicidal +
Geraldine A. Allen +  and Kenneth R. Robertson +
G. A. Allen +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
narrowed +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
, +, mottled with white or mottled with brown +  and green +
glabrous +  and glaucous +
lanceolate +  and ovate +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
tunicate +  and scaly +
additional +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (7.5 cm75 mm <br />0.075 m <br />) +
oblong +  and obovoid +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
Quinault fawn-lily +
500–900 m +
linear +  and lanceolate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (?) +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
erect +  and nodding +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +, septicidal +  and loculicidal +
obovoid +  and oblong +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Openings and rocky ledges in coniferous forests +
persistent +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
slender +
many;several +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering late spring (May). +
reddish +  and green +
elongating +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
many +  and few +
more sparingly without than those extensive vegetative reproduction +
adnate +  and free +
staminodial +
1 +  and several +
3-lobed +  and unlobed +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
Erythronium quinaultense +
Erythronium +
species +
darkest;shading;pink +
distinct +
spreading +  and reflexed +
lanceolate +  and narrowly ovate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
lanceolate;ovate +
3 +  and 2 +