Lewis's First Specimen

Glacier Lily, Erythronium grandiflorum

Specimen used by Frederic Pursh to write his
scientific description and the Latin name.

To read the labels, point to the image.

lily plant dried, pressed, and labeled on herbarium paper

Moulton, Journals, Vol. 12, No. 65b.

Funded in part by a grant from the Idaho Governor's Lewis and Clark Trail Committee