Difference between revisions of "Calochortus flexuosus"

S. Watson

Amer. Naturalist 7: 303. 1873.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 131. Mentioned on page 122, 130.
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Latest revision as of 21:13, 5 November 2020

Plants rarely bulbose; bulb coat, when present, membranous. Stems twining or straggling over ground, branching, 1–2 dm, usually sinuous. Leaves: basal, withering; blade linear, attenuate. Inflorescences 1–4-flowered; bracts 1–3 cm. Flowers erect; perianth open, campanulate, each member with transverse yellow band; sepals lanceolate to lanceolate-ovate, 2–3 cm; petals white with lilac tinge, darker veined, especially distally, sometimes with purple blotch distal to gland, obovate to cuneate, 3–4 cm, with sparse or dense, short or long hairs near gland, apex rounded; glands transverse-lunate or wider, densely short-hairy; filaments 6–10 mm; anthers oblong, 5–7 mm, apex obtuse or acute. Capsules erect, lanceoloid, angled, stout, 3–4 cm. Seeds light beige, flat. 2n = 14.

Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Dry stony slopes, desert hills, mesas, creosote bush scrub, sagebrush scrub
Elevation: 500–2000 m


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Ariz., Calif., Colo., Nev., N.Mex., Utah.


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Lower Taxa

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P. L. Fiedler +  and R. K. Zebell +
S. Watson +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +  and Utah. +
500–2000 m +
Dry stony slopes, desert hills, mesas, creosote bush scrub, sagebrush scrub +
Flowering spring. +
Amer. Naturalist +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Calochortus flexuosus +
Calochortus +
species +