Yellow Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum)

A yellow, colony forming plant flowering in spring, native to Quebec and dwelling in woodland habitats.

How To Identify

Seasonality and the yellow flower with 6 curved, thin petals.

Where and When to Spot

I spot this flower in spring in the forest area of Park Angrignon. It flowers on the forest ground before the trees develop their leaves.


Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Parc Angrignon

    Wednesday, May 8, 2019

    NIKON D500
    90.0 mm f/2.8

    Focal Length 90mm
    Shutter Speed 1/250s
    Aperture f11.0
    ISO 100

  • Park Mont Royal

    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    NIKON D500
    TAMRON SP 90mm F2.8 Di Macro VC USD F017N

    Focal Length 90mm
    Shutter Speed 1/500s
    Aperture f3.8
    ISO 320


Erythronium americanum