Taxon  Report   1281 
Calochortus excavatus  E. Greene
Inyo county star tulip
Calochortus excavatus
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Calochortus excavatus, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Calochortus excavatus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Calochortus
Community:
Shadscale Scrub
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Calochortus excavatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAEX2)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 02, 2016).

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