Avalanche-lily meaning

Either of two small western North American plants (Erythronium grandiflorum or E. montanum) in the lily family, having delicate golden-yellow or white flowers.
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A wildflower (Erythronium montanum) of the lily family, native to the mountain meadows of Washington and Oregon and blooming in June among the melting snowbanks.
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Origin of avalanche-lily

So called because they grow near the snow line and bloom when the snow begins to melt