Taxon  Report   1308 
Calochortus superbus  J. Howell
Yellow mariposa
Calochortus superbus
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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Calochortus superbus
© 2010 Dee E. Warenycia
Calochortus superbus
© 2008 Doug Zimmerman
Calochortus superbus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Calochortus superbus
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Calochortus
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Calochortus luteus var. citrinus
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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 22, 2016).

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