Taxon  Report   1313    
Calochortus venustus  Douglas ex Benth.
Butterfly mariposa lily
Calochortus venustus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Calochortus venustus var. purpurescens
PLANTS: Calochortus venustus var. carolii
PLANTS: Calochortus venustus var. purpurascens
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More information about  Calochortus venustus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2020).