Taxon  Report   3643    
Fritillaria recurva  Benth.
Scarlet fritillary
Fritillaria recurva, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Fritillaria
Serpentine affinity: 2.7; (strong indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Fritillaria recurva var. coccinea
PLANTS: Fritillaria coccinea
More information about  Fritillaria recurva
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: Feb 22, 2020).