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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus palmeri S. Watson
Habit: Plant glaucous. Stem: 30--60 cm, straight, generally branched, bulblets generally present. Leaf: basal 10--20 cm, narrowly linear, withering; cauline 1--3, 5--15 cm, reduced upward. Inflorescence: flowers 1--6, erect; bracts 1--2 cm. Flower: perianth widely bell-shaped; sepals +- 30 mm, oblong, generally brown-spotted near base; petals 20--30 mm, obovate to wedge-shaped, white to lavender, clawed, occasionally brown-spotted above nectary, generally yellow-hairy near nectary, nectary not depressed, +- round, generally densely thick-knobby-hairy; filaments 7--8 mm, slender, anthers 5--7 mm, oblong, obtuse, +- white to +- blue. Fruit: erect, 2--5 cm, linear, angled. Chromosomes: n=7.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Calochortus obispoensis
Next taxon: Calochortus palmeri var. munzii
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus palmeri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16750, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.