Dog tooth violet

Erythronium japonicum

Dainty flowers in early spring, blooms with wild purple. Spring ephemeral

  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Dog tooth violet
  • Flower name
    Dog tooth violet
  • Scientific name
    Erythronium japonicum
  • Aliasカタカゴ, 片栗, 堅香子, Dog tooth violet, エリスロニウム
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Dog tooth violet

Dogtooth violet, scientific name: Erythronium japonicum, native to Japan and is a hardy bulbous plant of the erythronium genus , the liliaceae department. Spring lilac to deep purple 6 valve flowers bloom in the drop-down. Boiled leaves and flowers, bulbs (bulbs) and eaten as a vegetable. Call harvested the starch from the bulb, but now was taken from potato starch flour and potato starch. Blooms in the garden variety yellow purple flowers grow wild in the wild, but "yellow flower Erythronium 'Pagoda' and a white flower blooms Dogtooth violet petal 'white beauty' there.

Common name: Dogtooth violet, scientific name: Erythronium japonicum, also known as: catacago , dog tooth violet ,origin: Japan, height: 10-30 cm, flowering period: mid March-April, flower color: peach (and yellow and white), flower diameter: 4-5 cm the plant uses: parks, planted garden, cooking vegetables: boiled, Tempura


  • Eye
    Liliales
  • Family
    Liliaceae
  • Genus
    Erythronium
  • Species
    E. japonicum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lilies
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold resistant nodular root plants
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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