Taxon  Report   3623    
Fritillaria affinis  (Schult. & Schult. f.) Sealy
Checker lily,  Mission bells
Fritillaria affinis
© 2015 Lech Naumovich
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Fritillaria affinis
© 2016 Lynn Overtree
Fritillaria affinis
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Fritillaria affinis, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California.

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Fritillaria affinis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Fritillaria
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Fritillaria affinis var. tristulis
ICPN: Fritillaria affinis var. affinis
More information about  Fritillaria affinis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).