Erythronium "Pagoda"

by Sadhya Rippon April. 12, 2011 4216 views

Erythronium (fawn-lily, trout-lily, dog's-tooth violet, adder's-tongue) is a genus of 20-30 species of spring-flowering perennial plants with long, tooth-like bulbs and attractive pendant flowers, native to forest and meadow in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
The bulb is edible as a root vegetable, cooked or dried, and can be ground into flour. The leaves can also be cooked as a leaf vegetable. In Japan, Erythronium japonicum is called katakuri, and the bulb is processed to produce starch, which is used for food and other purposes.

I love the moment when these beauties appear in my garden. Spring really has sprung.

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Andrea 6 years, 5 months ago

Superb!

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Paula 6 years, 5 months ago

such a beautiful & delicate flower!

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Masoud Ahmadpoor 6 years, 5 months ago

so beautiful companion of green & yellow colors!

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Brian 6 years, 5 months ago

Very pretty. Love #3!

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Ricardo 6 years, 5 months ago

I'm totally in love with these flowers... I want them now in my garden too :( (wait a minute I don't have them :()

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Marsha 6 years, 5 months ago

Fantastic capture of light in these, Sadhya!!! Beautiful!!

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Goldbrandi 6 years, 5 months ago

Nice shots!

6 years, 5 months ago Edited
Mikkal Noptek 6 years, 5 months ago

Lovely yellow stars

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Hanna Westesson 6 years, 5 months ago

It's such a graceful flower!

6 years, 5 months ago Edited
Stefan Fletcher 6 years, 5 months ago

What a mine of information you are, Sadhya. Thanks for sharing these.

6 years, 5 months ago Edited
Becky Brannon 6 years, 5 months ago

Love the low lighting!

6 years, 5 months ago Edited
Lynda 6 years, 5 months ago

Lovely delicate flowers and great shots

6 years, 5 months ago Edited
Anna-Marya Tompa 6 years, 5 months ago

beautiful; is this growing wild or in a garden? the dark backgrounds give it presence

6 years, 5 months ago Edited
Vterezia 6 years, 5 months ago

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6 years, 5 months ago Edited
Adeline 6 years, 5 months ago

like it!

6 years, 5 months ago Edited
Finbarr 6 years, 5 months ago

Stunning shots !!

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