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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus nudus S. Watson
Stem: 10--25 cm, generally simple. Leaf: basal 5--15 cm, persistent; cauline 0. Inflorescence: flowers 1--several, erect; bracts generally 2, 1--2(5) cm. Flower: perianth bell-shaped, white to pale lavender; sepals 10--12 mm, lance-ovate; petals 14--16 mm, not ciliate, +- glabrous, nectary transverse, shallow, bordered below by wide, ciliate membrane; filaments 4--5 mm, dilated at base, anthers 3--4 mm, obtuse to short pointed, purple. Fruit: erect, 15--20 mm, widely elliptic, winged. Seed: irregular, light brown, net-like. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Moist, grassy areas, lake, bog margins; Elevation: 1200--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, n SNH; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: May--Jul Note: Hybridizes with Calochortus minimus.
Synonyms: Calochortus nudus var. shastensis (Purdy) Jeps.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Calochortus monophyllus
Next taxon: Calochortus obispoensis
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus nudus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16746, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.