Calflora
Taxon  Report   1273    
Calochortus clavatus  S. Watson  var. clavatus 
Club haired mariposa lily,  Clubhair mariposa lily
Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus
© 2006 Michael W. Tuma
Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus
© 2013 John Doyen
Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Calochortus
Parent: Calochortus clavatus
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 4.5; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Calochortus clavatus ssp. clavatus
More information about  Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CACLC2)

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 18, 2018).

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