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Calochortus obispoensis (San luis mariposa lily)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Calochortus obispoensis

Calochortus obispoensis Lemmon

San Luis mariposa lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAOB

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: CA

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist

Benefit

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

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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