Taxon  Report   1290 
Calochortus luteus  Lindley
Yellow mariposa lily
Calochortus luteus
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
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Calochortus luteus
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Calochortus luteus
© 1980 Steve Lowens
Calochortus luteus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Calochortus luteus
© 2012 Gary McDonald
Genus: Calochortus
Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 25, 2016).

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