Taxon  Report   4817    
Lilium rubescens  S. Watson
Chaparral lily,  Redwood lily
Lilium rubescens
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lilium rubescens
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Lilium rubescens
© 2014 Sierra Pacific Industries
Lilium rubescens, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Lilium rubescens
© 2018 Sierra Pacific Industries
Genus: Lilium
Communities: Chaparral, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest


Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Lilium rubescens
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 17, 2019).