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Calochortus aureus (Golden mariposa lily)
Reveal, James L.

Calochortus aureus

Calochortus aureus S. Watson

Golden Mariposa Lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Calochortus nuttallii var. aureus

USDA Symbol: CAAU8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Stems to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AZ , CO , NM , UT

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-04-15
Research By: CBR

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