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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus bruneaunis A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Stem: 10--40 cm, generally simple, bulblets present. Leaf: basal 10--20 cm, withering; upper cauline reduced upward, inrolled. Inflorescence: flowers 1--4, erect; bracts 2--several, 2--7 cm, unequal in length, linear. Flower: perianth bell-shaped, parts white, tinged lilac, with median green stripe abaxially and dark spot near base; sepals 10--40 mm, lanceolate, acuminate; petals 20--40 mm, narrowly obovate, +- glabrous or with few short golden hairs near nectary, dark red or purple arch above nectary, nectary surrounded by yellow spot, round, depressed, densely covered with short, simple or distally-branched hairs, encircled by fringed membrane; filaments 5--6 mm, dilated at base, anthers 5--9 mm, oblong, obtuse, yellow, +- blue, or red-brown. Fruit: 3--7 cm, erect, lance-linear, angled. Seed: +- flat, light tan. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Dry shrub- or grassland in pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1700--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SNH, e edges c&s SNH, MP, s SNE; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Utah. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Synonyms: Calochortus nuttallii Torr. var. bruneaunis (A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.) Ownbey
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Calochortus argillosus
Next taxon: Calochortus catalinae
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus bruneaunis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16716, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.