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Calochortus amoenus (Purple fairy-lantern)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Calochortus amoenus

Calochortus amoenus Greene

Purple fairy-lantern

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAAM5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: CA

Benefit

Use Food: Bulb consumed by indigenous peoples.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Calochortus amoenus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Calochortus amoenus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Calochortus amoenus

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2013-08-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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