Taxon  Report   1285 
Calochortus kennedyi  Porter
Desert mariposa lily
Calochortus kennedyi
© 2013 Robert Steers
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Calochortus kennedyi
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Calochortus kennedyi
© 1997 John Game
Calochortus kennedyi, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Calochortus kennedyi
© 2008 Steve Matson
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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