Taxon  Report   1274    
Calochortus clavatus  S. Watson  var. gracilis  Ownbey
Slender mariposa lily
Calochortus clavatus var. gracilis
© 2018 John L. Thompson
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Calochortus clavatus var. gracilis
© 2012 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Calochortus clavatus var. gracilis
© 2012 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Calochortus clavatus var. gracilis, 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. gracilis
© 2010 Benjamin Smith
Genus: Calochortus
Parent: Calochortus clavatus
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Calochortus clavatus var. gracilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 15, 2019).