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Erythronium americanum

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 36665

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Erythronium americanum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:3 -40° to -30°F   (-40° to -34.5°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: YELLOW (BROWN spotted)
Foliage: mottled
Height, in meters: 0.15
Height, in feet: 0.50
Erythronium americanum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Common names for Erythronium americanum:

#rythrone d'Am#rique,  Adder Leaf,  Amberbell,  Amerikaanse Addertong,  Common Trout-Lily,  Dente Di Cane,  Diente De Perro,  Echte Natterzunge,  Erythrone Damerique,  Langue De Serpent,  Serpents Tongue,  Trout Lily,  Trout-Lily,  Yellow Adder's Tongue,  Yellow Adder's-Tongue,  Yellow Adders Tongue,  Yellow Adders-Tongue,  Yellow Snowdrop, 

Erythronium americanum is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
86:   Natives of U.S.North East
89:   Natives of U.S.South East
96:   Canadian Natives Eastern
165:   Shady Condition Plant Seed List
464:  Liliaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.

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Germination guide for Erythronium americanum

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Erythronium americanum seeds will usually germinate in 30-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Erythronium americanum seeds about 13mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 12°C.

Erythronium americanum seeds will mostly germinate as the weather warms up in Spring, some may germinate during the Summer or Autumn but are more likely to stay dormant until the following Spring.

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