Calflora
Taxon  Report   1310 
Calochortus tolmiei  Hook. & Arn.
Hairy star tulip,  Tolmie star tulip, Tolmie's star tulip, White pussy ears
Calochortus tolmiei
© 2018 Tina Curiel
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Calochortus tolmiei
© 2017 manny peralta
Calochortus tolmiei
© 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Calochortus tolmiei, 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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Calochortus tolmiei
© 2018 Ken Hickman
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Calochortus
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Calochortus caeruleus var. maweanus
PLANTS: Calochortus coeruleus var. maweanus
PLANTS: Calochortus elegans var. lobbii
PLANTS: Calochortus maweanus
PLANTS: Calochortus purdyi
More information about  Calochortus tolmiei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CATO)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2018).

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