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U.S. Forest Service

Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Shuteye Peak fawnlily. This fawnlily differs from other yellow flowered fawn lilies by having many more flowers per stem, yellow styles, and anther filaments, and bright yellow flowers that turn bronze as they age. Photo by Jim Shevock.

Shuteye Peak fawnlily. The Shuteye Peak fawnlily is one of several relict Erythronium species in the Sierra Nevada. This species is restricted to the Chiquito Ridge area in Madera County and is found in upper montane coniferous forest and subalpine forest on both Little Shuteye Peak and Shuteye Peak. Photo by Jim Shevock.

View from Shuteye Peak. View from Shuteye Peak, Madera County, center of distribution for the rare Shuteye Peak fawnlily, Erythronium pluriflorum. Photo by Jim Shevock.

Erythronium pluriflorum range map. Erythronium pluriflorum range map.

Erythronium pluriflorum, Shuteye Peak fawnlily


  • One population threatened by people camping, but no recorded threats for other occurrences.

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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