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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus dunnii Purdy
Stem: 20--60 cm, slender, generally branched, bulblets 0. Leaf: basal 10--20 cm, channeled, withering; cauline reduced upward. Inflorescence: flowers 2--6, erect; bracts 1--2 cm. Flower: perianth widely bell-shaped; sepals 10--20 mm, ovate, acute, green-white adaxially; petals 20--30 mm, generally rounded to wedge-shaped, white or flushed pink, red-brown-spotted above nectary, yellow-hairy near and in nectary, nectary round, not depressed; filaments 5--6 mm, dilated at base, anthers 4--5 mm, oblong, white. Fruit: erect, 2--3 cm, linear, angled. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Dry, stony ridges in chaparral, yellow-pine forest; Elevation: 1500--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: s PR (s San Diego Co.); Distribution Outside California: northern Baja California. Flowering Time: Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Calochortus concolor
Next taxon: Calochortus elegans
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus dunnii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16723, accessed on February 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 11, 2016.