Definition of trout lily in English:

trout lily

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noun

  • A North American dog’s-tooth violet with yellow flowers, so called from its mottled leaves.
    • Erythronium americanum, family Liliaceae
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    • This triggers the appearance of a number of wildflowers: trillium, phlox, trout lily, Dutchman's breeches, violets, wild strawberries and many more.
    • Further along the same bed is a group of Erythronium revolutum, the American trout lily, which has also been gradually increasing each year.
    • But on his acreage you can be just an instant from trillium, twin leaf, and trout lily.

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