Taxon  Report   1288    
Calochortus leichtlinii  Hook. f.
Leichtlin's mariposa lily,  Smokey mariposa
Calochortus leichtlinii
© 2003 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus leichtlinii
© 2002 Christopher L. Christie
Calochortus leichtlinii
© 2005 Steve Matson
Calochortus leichtlinii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Calochortus leichtlinii
© 2017 Robert Barnard
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Calochortus leichtlinii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).