Taxon  Report   3636    
Fritillaria liliacea  Lindl.
Fragrant fritillary
Fritillaria liliacea
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fritillaria liliacea
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Fritillaria liliacea
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Fritillaria liliacea, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Fritillaria liliacea
© 2015 Barry Thomson
Genus: Fritillaria
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Serpentine affinity: 1.8; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Fritillaria liliacea
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 20, 2019).