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Plummer's Mariposa Lily
Calochortus plummerae


Family: Liliaceae (LILY), Calochortaceae (MARIPOSA LILY).
Generic common name: MARIPOSA LILY.

Circle X Ranch: Backbone Trail, chaparral, June 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Red, Large, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring.

Status: CNPS List 4.2.
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There is some discussion as to whether a ciliate fringe on the petals puts a plant into Calochortus weedii. In some of our populations perhaps 10% of the plants show this trait. See the discussion in the ANF description under C. weedii for more on this.



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