Taxon  Report   1291    
Calochortus macrocarpus  Douglas
Sagebrush mariposa lily
Calochortus macrocarpus
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus macrocarpus
© 2018 John L. Thompson
Calochortus macrocarpus
© 2015 E Knight
Calochortus macrocarpus, 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 macrocarpus
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Calochortus macrocarpus var. macrocarpus
More information about  Calochortus macrocarpus
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).