Taxon  Report   3624    
Fritillaria affinis  (Schult. & Schult. f.) Sealy  var. affinis  ined.  
(no longer an active name)
Checker lily
Fritillaria affinis var. affinis, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Bloom Period
Genus: Fritillaria
Parent: Fritillaria affinis

Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Fritillaria affinis

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Fritillaria camschatcensis var. floribunda
PLANTS: Fritillaria eximia
PLANTS: Fritillaria lanceolata
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NOTE: Fritillaria affinis var. affinis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Fritillaria affinis var. affinis
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: Jul 11, 2020).