Taxon  Report   1290    
Calochortus luteus  Lindl.
Yellow mariposa lily
Calochortus luteus
© 2012 Gary McDonald
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus luteus
© 2016 Melissa Mooney
Calochortus luteus
© 2018 Saskia Raether
Calochortus luteus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Calochortus luteus
© 2015 Ken Lunders
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Calochortus luteus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 20, 2019).