Calflora
Taxon  Report   3629    
Fritillaria biflora  Lindl.  var. biflora 
Chocolate lily
Fritillaria biflora var. biflora
© 2008 Andrew Borcher
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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
© 2005 Jasmine J. Watts
Serpentine affinity: 2.3; (weak indicator)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Fritillaria roderickii
More information about  Fritillaria biflora var. biflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRBI)

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 19, 2018).

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