Calflora
Taxon  Report   1276    
Calochortus clavatus  S. Watson  var. recurvifolius  (Hoover) P. L. Fiedl. & Zebell
Arroyo de la cruz mariposa lily
Calochortus clavatus var. recurvifolius, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Calochortus
Parent: Calochortus clavatus
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Prairie, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Calochortus clavatus ssp. recurvifolius
More information about  Calochortus clavatus var. recurvifolius
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CACLR3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2019).