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Calochortus striatus (Alkali mariposa lily)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Calochortus striatus

Calochortus striatus Parish

Alkali mariposa lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAST2

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
Inflorescence: Umbel
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: CA , NV

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist

Benefit

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

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-04-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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