Calflora
Taxon  Report   1306    
Calochortus splendens  Benth.
Splendid mariposa lily
Calochortus splendens
© 2006 Matt Below
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus splendens
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
Calochortus splendens
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
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
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calochortus davidsonianus
More information about  Calochortus splendens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CASP)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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