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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Fritillaria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Fritillaria recurva Benth.
Habit: Large bulb scales 4--6, small 20--30. Stem: 3--9 dm. Leaf: in 1--3 whorls of 2--5 below, alternate above, 3--15 cm, linear to narrowly lanceolate. Flower: nodding; perianth parts 1.5--3.7 cm, scarlet, checkered yellow adaxially, purple abaxially, tips generally recurved, nectary 1/5--1/4 perianth, narrowly lanceolate, yellow; style divided 1/4--1/2. Fruit: winged. Chromosomes: 2n=24,36.
Ecology: Common. Dry hillsides in scrub or woodland; Elevation: 300--2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW (NCo?), CaR, SN; Distribution Outside California: western Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: May hybridize with Fritillaria affinis.
Synonyms: Fritillaria recurva var. coccinea Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal & Bryan D. Ness
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Fritillaria purdyi
Next taxon: Fritillaria striata
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal & Bryan D. Ness 2017. Fritillaria recurva, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26163, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.