Genus: Erythronium

Erythronium americanum
Erythronium americanum Ker.

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Last Modified 02/01/2013

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Erythronium Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 305. 1753.

List of Erythronium Species

References to Erythronium

  • Allen, G. A.; Soltis, D. E.; Soltis, P. S. 2003. Phylogeny and biogeography of Erythronium (Liliaceae) inferred from chloroplast matK and nuclear rDNA ITS sequences. Syst. Bot. 28: 512-523.
  • Cunliffe-Lister, L. 1990. On the lectotypification of Erythronium americanum Ker (Liliaceae). Bartonia 56: 13-14.
  • Demars, B. G. 1996. Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal status of spring ephemerals in two Ohio forests. Ohio J. Science 96: 97-99.
  • Handel, S. N.; Fisch, S. B.; Schatz, G. E. 1981. Ants disperse a majority of herbs in a mesic forest community in New York State. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 108: 430-437.
  • Hull, J. C. 2002. Photosynthetic induction dynamics to sunflecks of four deciduous forest understory herbs with different phenologies. Int. J. Plant Sci. 163: 913-924.
  • Lapointe, L.; Lerat, S. 2006. Annual growth of the spring ephemeral Erythronium americanum as a function of temperature and mycorrhizal status. Canad. J. Bot. 84: 39-48.
  • Mathew, B. 1992. A taxonomic and horticultural review of Erythronium L. (Liliaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 109: 453-471.
  • Muller, R. N. 1978. The phenology, growth and ecosystem dynamics of Erythronium americanum in the northern hardwood forest. Ecol. Monogr. 48: 1-20.
  • Parks, C. R. 1963. Yellow erythroniums of the eastern United States. Brittonia 15: 245-259.
  • Robertson, C. 1892. Flowers and insects. VII. Bot. Gaz. 17: 65-71.
  • Rooney, T. P.; Dress, W. J. 1997. Patterns of plant diversity in overbrowsed primary and mature secondary hemlock-northern hardwood forest stands. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 124: 43-51.
  • Tessier, J. T. 2008. Leaf habit, phenology, and longevity of 11 forest understory plant species in Algonquin State Forest, northwest Connecticut, USA. Botany 86: 457-465.