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Calochortus flexuosus (Winding mariposa lily)
Miller, Holmes O.

Calochortus flexuosus

Calochortus flexuosus S. Watson

Winding mariposa lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: cafl

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , UT

Benefit

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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