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Lilium pardalinum  Kellogg  ssp. vollmeri  (Eastw.) M. W. Skinner
Vollmer's lily
Lilium pardalinum ssp. vollmeri is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, and also found in Oregon.
also called Lilium vollmeri
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).
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~124 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Parent: Lilium pardalinum
Genus: Lilium
Family: Liliaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 5 - broad endemic

Habitat: meadows, bogs/fens

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSLilium vollmeri
Information about  Lilium pardalinum ssp. vollmeri from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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[explorer.natureserve.org] Range, Habitat, Rarity: Lilium pardalinum ssp. vollmeri is in northern California (150-1300 meters) in the Klamath Ranges and in southwestern Oregon. It occurs in bogs, streamsides, and springs, and is reported to be uncommon in California (e.g., Hickman 1993). (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

[pnwflowers.com] Description, Habitat: Stems erect, unbranched, often in small clumps. Leaves entire, in 3 - 4 whorls or scattered on upper stem; lower leaves linear, longer than wide. Flowers to 35, hanging or facing outward from stem top. Flower widely bell-shaped, with petals recurved back or rolled so point is toward back of petal; inner flower yellow-orange to orange; outer flower darker, spotted with magenta near tips. Stamens flare out, forming a bell-shaped profile. Pollen yellow to red-brown. Grows in streambanks, moist places, fens, often with Darlingtonia californica, California pitcher-plant. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/25/2024).