Taxon  Report   3627    
Fritillaria atropurpurea  Nutt.
Mountain fritillary,  Purple fritillary, Spotted fritillary, Spotted mountain bells
Fritillaria atropurpurea, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Fritillaria
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Fritillaria atropurpurea var. gracillima
JEF + PLANTS: Fritillaria gracillima
PLANTS: Fritillaria adamantina
More information about  Fritillaria atropurpurea
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: May 24, 2020).