Calflora
Taxon  Report   4811    
Lilium pardalinum  Kellogg  ssp. pitkinense  (Beane & Vollmer) M. W. Skinner
Pitkin marsh lily
Lilium pardalinum ssp. pitkinense
© 2011 Vernon Smith
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Lilium pardalinum ssp. pitkinense
© 2015 Aaron Arthur
Lilium pardalinum ssp. pitkinense
© Jo-Ann Ordano 2005 California Academy of Sciences
Lilium pardalinum ssp. pitkinense, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lilium pitkinense
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Lilium pardalinum ssp. pitkinense
© 2015 Aaron Arthur
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Lilium
Parent: Lilium pardalinum
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPS + PLANTS: Lilium pitkinense
More information about  Lilium pardalinum ssp. pitkinense
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIPAP5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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