Taxon  Report   1314    
Calochortus vestae  Purdy
Coast range mariposa lily,  Yellow mariposa
Calochortus vestae
© 2010 Sangeet Khalsa
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus vestae
© 2015 James Gonsman
Calochortus vestae
© 2012 Jake Ruygt
Calochortus vestae, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Calochortus vestae
© 2015 James Gonsman
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calochortus luteus var. oculatus
More information about  Calochortus vestae
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

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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).