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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus striatus Parish
Stem: 1--5 cm. Leaf: basal 10--20 cm, generally withering; cauline 1--2, 6--8 cm. Inflorescence: +- umbel-like; flowers 1--5, erect; bracts 1--3 cm, linear. Flower: perianth bell-shaped, base narrowed; sepals 10--20 mm, lanceolate; petals 20--30 mm, obovate to wedge-shaped, irregularly toothed above, white to lavender, purple-veined, sparsely hairy near nectary, nectary not depressed, oblong, densely simple-hairy; filaments 5--7 mm, +- dilated below, anthers 4--6 mm, oblong, lilac, purple. Fruit: erect, 4--5 cm, linear, angled. Seed: flat, light +- yellow or tan, net-like.
Ecology: Alkaline meadows, moist creosote-bush scrub; Elevation: 800--1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNF, w DMoj; Distribution Outside California: western Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Threatened by grazing, urbanization.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Calochortus splendens
Next taxon: Calochortus superbus
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus striatus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16761, accessed on April 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 28, 2016.