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|Family: Liliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calochortus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calochortus fimbriatus H.P. McDonald
Habit: Bulb coat fibrous. Stem: erect, 30--90 cm, slender, generally branched, bulblets 0. Leaf: basal 20--40 cm, withering; cauline reduced upward, inrolled. Inflorescence: flowers 1--8, erect. Flower: perianth widely bell-shaped; sepals 20--30 mm, narrowly lanceolate, long-tapered; petals < to << sepals, +- square, pale cream, +- yellow, +- purple, or dark red to red-brown, dark-hairy; nectary +- round, depressed, +- glabrous, +- hidden by dense, long, cream-white to yellow bordering hairs; filaments 12--15 mm, dilated at base, anthers > filaments, oblong, abruptly pointed, white, yellow to red-brown. Fruit: erect, 4--5 cm, linear, angled, tip acuminate. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Dry, open coastal woodland, chaparral; Elevation: < 900 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCoRO, WTR. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug Note: Taxonomic limits uncertain; study needed.
Synonyms: Calochortus weedii Alph. Wood var. vestus Purdy
eFlora Treatment Author: Peggy L. Fiedler
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Calochortus excavatus
Next taxon: Calochortus flexuosus
Citation for this treatment: Peggy L. Fiedler 2016. Calochortus fimbriatus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91890, accessed on December 09, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 09, 2016.