Taxon  Report   3629 
Fritillaria biflora  Lindl.  var. biflora 
Chocolate lily
Fritillaria biflora var. biflora
© 2005 Jasmine J. Watts
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Fritillaria biflora var. biflora
© 2006 Steve Matson
Fritillaria biflora var. biflora
© 2013 John Doyen
Fritillaria biflora var. biflora, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Fritillaria biflora var. biflora
© 2008 Andrew Borcher
Genus: Fritillaria
Parent Record Fritillaria biflora
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.3 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + JM93
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ICPN: Fritillaria roderickii
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This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Aug 17, 2018).

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