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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus clavatus S. Watson
Stem: 20--100 cm, coarse, often zigzag, bulblets present. Leaf: basal 10--20 cm, linear, deeply channeled, withering; cauline reduced upward. Inflorescence: flowers 1--6, erect; bracts +- opposite, 4--8 cm, linear to narrowly lanceolate, dilated at base. Flower: perianth cup-shaped; sepals 20--40 mm, lance-ovate, generally marked red-brown near base; petals 30--50 mm, widely wedge-shaped to obovate, clawed, yellow, generally banded darker above nectary, hairs near nectary club-shaped, nectary round, +- depressed, surrounded by fringed membrane, densely short-knobby-hairy; filaments +- 10 mm, not dilated, tapered at anther base, anthers 8--10 mm, oblong, obtuse, red-brown to dark purple. Fruit: 6--9 cm, erect, narrowly lanceolate, angled. Seed: +- flat, tan. Chromosomes: n=8.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Calochortus catalinae
Next taxon: Calochortus clavatus var. avius
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus clavatus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16718, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.