Taxon  Report   4819 
Lilium washingtonianum  Kellogg  ssp. purpurascens  (Stearn) M. W. Skinner
Cascade lily,  Purple flowered washington lily
Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2006 Matt Below
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Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2009 Timothy D. Ives
Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2013 John Doyen
Genus: Lilium
Parent Record Lilium washingtonianum
Chaparral, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.5 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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ICPN + PLANTS: Lilium washingtonianum var. purpurascens
More information about  Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 17, 2018).

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