Erythronium umbilicatum

dimpled troutlily


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 0.25 - 0.5 ft    Width: 0.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Early spring wildflower. Can be planted as a seasonal groundcover in a shady location.
Propagation: Separation of clusters of bulbs.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed, Friends
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: acidic


Native Habitats: Swamps, floodplains, wet flatwoods, bogs, savannas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

This species has a cold requirement. It cannot be grown successfully much south of its native range.