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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus raichei Farwig & V. Girard
Habit: Plant very glaucous, mealy. Stem: 10--100 cm, stout, generally simple. Leaf: basal 10--40 cm, channeled, persistent; cauline 1--4, 10--20 cm, reduced upward. Inflorescence: flowers 1--2, nodding; bracts paired, narrowly lanceolate, long-tapered. Flower: perianth +- spheric, closed at tip; sepals 15--25 mm, pale green tinged pale purple, widely lanceolate; petals 35--45 mm, pale yellow, obovate, ciliate, hairy, nectary +- depressed, bordered above by long, slender hairs; filaments 7--12 mm, dilated at base, anthers +- 6 mm, oblong, obtuse. Fruit: nodding, 25--35 mm, oblong, angled. Seed: irregular, dark brown.
Ecology: Open serpentine in woodland; Elevation: 200--300 m. Bioregional Distribution: s NCoRO (The Cedars, Big Austin Creek drainage, Sonoma Co.). Flowering Time: May--Aug Note: Potentially threatened by mining.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Calochortus pulchellus
Next taxon: Calochortus simulans
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus raichei, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16757, accessed on December 07, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 07, 2016.