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Calochortus dunnii (Dunn's mariposa lily)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Calochortus dunnii

Calochortus dunnii Purdy

Dunn's mariposa lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CADU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CA

Benefit

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2008-10-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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