Taxon  Report   1296 
Calochortus obispoensis  Lemmon
San luis mariposa lily

Calochortus obispoensis
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Calochortus obispoensis
© 1993 Dean Wm. Taylor
Calochortus obispoensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to 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

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 Plant Characteristics
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Calochortus obispoensis
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Calochortus
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.4 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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