Calochortus clavatus var. pallidus

(Hoover) P. L. Fiedler & Zebell

Madroño 42: 406. 1995.

Basionym: Mariposa clavata var. pallida Hoover Leafl. W. Bot. 10: 126. 1964
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 139.

Stems coarse, flexuous, ca. 5–10 dm. Leaves not recurved. Flowers: petals light yellow, longer than sepals, hairs not very knobby; glands shallowly to moderately depressed; anthers yellow to pale or medium purple.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer.
Habitat: Dry, rocky slopes, chaparral, often on serpentine
Elevation: 0–1300 m


Calochortus clavatus var. pallidus is known from the Great Valley and western Transverse Ranges.

Selected References


Lower Taxa