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Calochortus leichtlinii (Smoky mariposa)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Calochortus leichtlinii

Calochortus leichtlinii Hook. f.

Smoky mariposa

Liliaceae (Lily Family)


USDA Symbol: CALE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug




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

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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

Additional resources

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


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

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