Calflora
Taxon  Report   3629    
Fritillaria biflora  Lindl.  var. biflora 
Chocolate lily
Fritillaria biflora var. biflora, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Fritillaria
Parent: Fritillaria biflora

Ultramafic affinity: 2.3; (weak indicator)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Fritillaria roderickii
More information about  Fritillaria biflora var. biflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRBI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 12, 2020).