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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus plummerae Greene
Habit: Bulb coat fibrous. Stem: 30--60 cm, slender, generally branched, bulblets 0. Leaf: basal 20--40 cm, linear, withering; cauline 4--17 cm, narrowly long-tapered, reduced upward, upper inrolled. Inflorescence: flowers 2--6, erect; bracts leaf-like. Flower: perianth widely bell-shaped, pale pink to rose drying +- purple; sepals 30--50 mm, lanceolate, long-tapered; petals 30--40 mm, widely wedge-shaped to obovate, margin entire or occasionally fringed to near tip, generally toothed, long-yellow-hairy in wide central band, nectary round, +- depressed, +- glabrous, +- hidden by dense, orange bordering hairs; filaments 9--11 mm, dilated at base, anthers 10--14 mm, lance-linear, acute to +- long- pointed, yellow to light tan. Fruit: erect, 4--8 cm, linear, angled. Seed: flat, finely net-like. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Dry, rocky chaparral, yellow-pine forest; Elevation: < 1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, TR, PR. Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Calochortus persistens
Next taxon: Calochortus pulchellus
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus plummerae, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16754, accessed on September 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 25, 2016.