Taxon  Report   3628    
Fritillaria biflora  Lindl.
Chocolate lily
Fritillaria biflora
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
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Fritillaria biflora
© 2004 Joshua Rappoport
Fritillaria biflora
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Fritillaria biflora, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Fritillaria biflora
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Fritillaria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Fritillaria kamtschatcensis
ICPN: Fritillaria grayana
More information about  Fritillaria biflora
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 18, 2019).