Taxon  Report   1267 
Calochortus amoenus  E. Greene
Purple fairy lantern,  Purple globelily
Calochortus amoenus
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
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Calochortus amoenus
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Calochortus amoenus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Calochortus amoenus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Calochortus amoenus
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Calochortus
Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Calochortus amoenus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2018).

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