Taxon  Report   3641    
Fritillaria pudica  (Pursh) Spreng.
Gold bell,  Yellow fritillary
Fritillaria pudica
© 2015 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Fritillaria pudica
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Fritillaria pudica
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Fritillaria pudica, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Fritillaria pudica
© 2018 Dee Shea Himes
Genus: Fritillaria
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lilium pudicum
PLANTS: Ochrocodon pudicus
More information about  Fritillaria pudica
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 21, 2019).