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Calochortus eurycarpus (White mariposa lily)
Reveal, James L.

Calochortus eurycarpus

Calochortus eurycarpus S. Watson

White Mariposa Lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-26
Research By: TWC Staff

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