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Calochortus clavatus var. recurvifolius; Arroyo de La Cruz Mariposa Lily   

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Calochortus clavatus var. recurvifolius
Calochortus clavatus var. recurvifolius
Arroyo de La Cruz Mariposa Lily
Photographer: Kipp McMichael

ID: 0000 0000 0614 1851 (2014-06-23)

Copyright © 2014 Kipp McMichael

  • date of photo  Jun 22, 2014
  • latitude 35.73201   longitude -121.31509     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Marine terrace north of unnamed arroyo immediately north of Arroyo de Los Chinos (San Luis Obispo County, California, US)
  • family Liliaceae
  • order Liliales
  • plant community   100s of plants in in bloom and seed in an area of ~1 acre
  • notes   Plants were densely populating the marine terrace from edge most of bluff to and across Highway 1, in all stages of mature seasonal growth: flower buds, open blooms, and maturing capsules. Plants did not exceed 12 cm in total height. This specimen was within 10 centimeters of the bluff edge where most plants were still in bloom and without maturing capsules.
  • keywords: Calochortus, recurvifolius, Arroy de la Cruz
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Arroyo de La Cruz Mariposa Lily (photographer)
  • Look for Jepson Manual treatments, maps (University & Jepson Herbaria)
  • View Calflora record for Calochortus clavatus var. recurvifolius
  • Check the Plants Database (USDA website)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Kipp McMichael    Jun 2, 2015

    Action: commented on photo

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This area is home to a mixed population of mostly Calochortus luteus and a very few (< 25) plants of C. clavatus recurvifolius - confined to the near-edge of the bluff. The photo description of "100's of plants" refers to C. luteus."

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