Calochortus elegans var. nanus

Alph. Wood

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 20: 168. 1868.

Synonyms: Calochortus elegans var. oreophilis Ownbey
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 126. Mentioned on page 125.

Petals more conspicuously fringed than other varieties, hairs usually sparser, shorter and thicker, gland membranes erose to crenate.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer.
Habitat: Grassy hillsides, open woods
Elevation: 1500–2500 m


Selected References


Lower Taxa

P. L. Fiedler +  and R. K. Zebell +
Alph. Wood +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
1500–2500 m +
Grassy hillsides, open woods +
Flowering late spring–mid summer. +
Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Calochortus elegans var. oreophilis +
Calochortus elegans var. nanus +
Calochortus elegans +
variety +