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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus persistens Ownbey
Stem: +- 10 cm, simple. Leaf: basal +- 20 cm, persistent; cauline 1, 4--8 cm. Inflorescence: +- umbel-like; flowers 2, erect; bracts 2, 2--3 cm, lanceolate. Flower: perianth bell-shaped, persistent; sepals 35--40 mm, lance-elliptic, acuminate, +- purple; petals +- = sepals, pink to +- purple, obovate, yellow-ciliate, hairy only above nectary except nectary bordered below by wide, ciliate membrane, above by short hairs; filaments +- 10 mm, narrow to +- dilated below, anthers +- = filaments, lanceolate, pointed, purple. Fruit: nodding, +- 1 cm, winged. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Open, rocky areas; Elevation: 1000--1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: ne KR (Siskiyou Co.). Flowering Time: Jun--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Calochortus panamintensis
Next taxon: Calochortus plummerae
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus persistens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16753, 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.