Taxon  Report   1283    
Calochortus greenei  S. Watson
Greene's mariposa lily
Calochortus greenei
© 1980 Steve Lowens
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calochortus greenei
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Calochortus greenei
© 1996 Dean Wm. Taylor
Calochortus greenei, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Calochortus greenei
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Calochortus
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 6; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Calochortus greenei
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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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).