Calflora
Taxon  Report   1291    
Calochortus macrocarpus  Douglas
Sagebrush mariposa lily
Calochortus macrocarpus
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus macrocarpus
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Calochortus macrocarpus
© 2016 John Doyen
Calochortus macrocarpus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Calochortus macrocarpus
© 2018 John L. Thompson
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAMA5)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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