USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
This species was published in the scientific literature in 1997 and is not included in printed floras of California or North America. Photo by Jennie Haas.
Only one population of this species is known to occur, making it the rarest of the Sierra Nevada fawn lilies. Photo by Jennie Haas.
Taylor’s fawn lily grows in crevices and on mossy cliffs of Paleozoic marine origin, with shade-loving ferns. Photo by Jennie Haas.
Erythronium taylorii, Taylor’s fawn lily. Photo by John Game.
Erythronium taylorii range map.
Erythronium taylorii, Taylor’s fawn lily
- Rock climbing and poaching are both potential threats to this species.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
1400 Independence Ave., SW, Mailstop Code: 1103
Washington DC 20250-1103
Last modified: Wednesday, 13-Oct-2010 14:35:40 EDT