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Calochortus invenustus (Plain mariposa lily)
Miller, Holmes O.

Calochortus invenustus

Calochortus invenustus Greene

Plain mariposa lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: cain3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CA , NV

Benefit

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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