Taxon  Report   1297 
Calochortus palmeri  S. Watson
Palmer's mariposa lily,  Strangling mariposa
Calochortus palmeri
© 1982 Steve Lowens
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Calochortus palmeri
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Calochortus palmeri
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Calochortus palmeri, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Calochortus palmeri
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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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