Calochortus clavatus var. avius


Man. Fl. Pl. Calif., 235. 1923.

Common names: Pleasant Valley mariposa-lily
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 139. Mentioned on page 138.
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Stems coarse, flexuous, 5–10 dm. Leaves not recurved. Flowers: petals shorter than sepals; glands very deeply depressed, more so than species.

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


Calochortus clavatus var. avius is found in the northern Sierra Nevada foothills in Eldorado and Amador counties.

Selected References


Lower Taxa