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Calochortus leichtlinii (Smoky mariposa)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Calochortus leichtlinii

Calochortus leichtlinii Hook. f.

Smoky mariposa

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CALE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CA , NV

Benefit

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

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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