Taxon  Report   1306 
Calochortus splendens  Benth.
Splendid mariposa lily
Calochortus splendens
© 2006 Matt Below
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Calochortus splendens
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Calochortus splendens
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
Calochortus splendens, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Calochortus splendens
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Calochortus
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
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PLANTS: Calochortus davidsonianus
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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