Taxon  Report   3636 
Fritillaria liliacea  Lindley
Fragrant fritillary
Fritillaria liliacea
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
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Fritillaria liliacea
© 2009 Shawn DeCew
Fritillaria liliacea
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Fritillaria liliacea, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Fritillaria liliacea
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Fritillaria
Coastal Prairie, Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.8 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Fritillaria agrestis
PLANTS accepted name: Fritillaria recurva
More information about  Fritillaria liliacea
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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: Jan 21, 2018).

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