Calflora
Taxon  Report   1310    
Calochortus tolmiei  Hook. & Arn.
Hairy star tulip,  Tolmie star tulip, Tolmie's star tulip, White pussy ears
Calochortus tolmiei
© 2018 Ken Hickman
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus tolmiei
© 2018 Robert Nance
Calochortus tolmiei
© 2017 manny peralta
Calochortus tolmiei, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Calochortus tolmiei
© 2018 Tina Curiel
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Redwood Forest, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calochortus caeruleus var. maweanus
PLANTS: Calochortus coeruleus var. maweanus
PLANTS: Calochortus elegans var. lobbii
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More information about  Calochortus tolmiei
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 (CATO)

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 15, 2018).

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