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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Fritillaria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Fritillaria affinis (Schult. & Schult. f.) Sealy
Habit: Large bulb scales 2--5, small 2--20. Stem: 1--12 dm. Leaf: in 1--4 whorls of 2--8 below, alternate above, 4--16 cm, lance-linear to ovate. Flower: nodding; perianth parts 1--4 cm, oblong to ovate, brown-purple mottled yellow to pale yellow-green mottled purple, nectary 1/2--2/3 perianth, lanceolate, yellow with purple dots; style divided 1/2. Fruit: widely winged. Chromosomes: 2n=24,36,48.
Ecology: Common. Oak or pine scrub, grassland; Elevation: < 1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaRF, n SNF, CW (exc SCoRI); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Highly variable; needs study; hybridizes with Fritillaria recurva.
Synonyms: Fritillaria phaeanthera Purdy; Fritillaria affinis var. affinis; Fritillaria affinis var. tristulis (A.L. Grant) Ness, ined.; Fritillaria lanceolata Pursh, illeg.; Fritillaria lanceolata var. tristulis A.L. Grant, illeg.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal & Bryan D. Ness
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Previous taxon: Fritillaria
Next taxon: Fritillaria agrestis
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal & Bryan D. Ness 2017. Fritillaria affinis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76930, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.