White Trout Lily – September Photo of the Month

White Trout Lily

White Trout Lily © 2012 Patty Hankins

I’ve photographed the White Trout Lilies (Erythronium albidum) at Turkey Run Park in Virginia a few times now. They bloom in the early spring (at the same time as the yellow trout lilies) in the Washington, DC area. On the right day at Turkey Run Park, it’s not uncommon to see close to 100 yellow trout lilies – but only 3 or 4 white ones. So I was thrilled to find this one particular white trout lily among a sea of green, just waiting to be photographed in the afternoon light.

Like the yellow trout lilies, White Trout Lilies play an important role in the forest community. The leaves capture and store phosphorus in early spring, which is then returned to the soil as the leaves die during the year. The early-blooming flowers provide pollen and nectar for queen-bees and serve as an energy supply for emerging worker bees. Bee larvae feed on the pollen – and then go on to pollinate other plants such as clover and alfalfa.

Until September 30, SAVE 20% off the regular prices for White Trout Lily. The photograph is available through my website in two sizes of gallery-wrapped canvases.

Save $ 30 on the 12X18″ Canvas – regular price $ 147 – September Photo of the Month Price – $ 117.00

Save $ 110 on the 20X30″ Canvas – regular price $ 547 – September Photo of the Month Price – $ 437.00

Free shipping to U.S. Addresses for either size photograph.

As with all photographs from BeautifulFlowerPictures.com, White Trout Lily comes with my Unconditional Happiness Guarantee. You have one year to decide that it is the perfect photograph for you. If it’s not, just return it (in original condition) for a full refund.

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