Taxon  Report   1294    
Calochortus monophyllus  (Lindl.) Lem.
Yellow star tulip
Calochortus monophyllus
© 2015 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus monophyllus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Calochortus monophyllus
© 2014 Sierra Pacific Industries
Calochortus monophyllus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Calochortus monophyllus
© 2018 Leah Gardner
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cyclobothra monophylla
ICPN: Calochortus maculatus
More information about  Calochortus monophyllus
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 16, 2019).