Taxon  Report   4819 
Lilium washingtonianum  Kellogg  ssp. purpurascens  (Stearn) M. Skinner
Cascade lily,  Purple flowered washington lily

Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens
© 2006 Matt Below
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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  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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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lilium washingtonianum var. purpurascens
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
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