Taxon  Report   1279 
Calochortus dunnii  Purdy
Dunn's mariposa lily
Calochortus dunnii
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Calochortus dunnii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Calochortus dunnii
© 1982 Steve Lowens
Calochortus dunnii, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and Baja California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

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Calochortus dunnii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Genus: Calochortus
Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Calochortus dunnii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2017).

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