Taxon  Report   1272    
Calochortus clavatus  S. Watson  var. avius  Jeps.
Pleasant valley mariposa lily
Calochortus clavatus var. avius
© 2008 Steven Perry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus clavatus var. avius
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Calochortus clavatus var. avius
© 2002 Steve Tyron
Calochortus clavatus var. avius, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, 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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Calochortus clavatus var. avius
© 2012 Carol Leth Stone
Genus: Calochortus
Parent: Calochortus clavatus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Calochortus clavatus var. avius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
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 19, 2019).