Taxon  Report   4819 
Lilium washingtonianum  Kellogg  ssp. purpurascens  (Stearn) M. Skinner
Cascade lily,  purple flowered Washington lily
Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2013 John Doyen
Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2009 Timothy D. Ives
Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2006 Matt Below
Chaparral, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.5 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Genus: Lilium
Parent Record Lilium washingtonianum.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lilium washingtonianum var. purpurascens
 Information about  Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 01, 2015).

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