Calflora
Taxon  Report   3623    
Fritillaria affinis  (Schult. & Schult. f.) Sealy
Checker lily,  Mission bells
Fritillaria affinis
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fritillaria affinis
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
Fritillaria affinis
© 2015 Lech Naumovich
Fritillaria affinis, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California.

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Fritillaria affinis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Fritillaria
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Fritillaria affinis var. tristulis
ICPN: Fritillaria affinis var. affinis
More information about  Fritillaria affinis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRAF2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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