Calflora
Taxon  Report   1308    
Calochortus superbus  Purdy ex J. T. Howell
Yellow mariposa
Calochortus superbus
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus superbus
© 2008 Doug Zimmerman
Calochortus superbus
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Calochortus superbus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Calochortus superbus
© 2010 Dee E. Warenycia
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calochortus luteus var. citrinus
More information about  Calochortus superbus
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 (CASU3)

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 16, 2018).

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