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golden mariposa lily
Calochortus aureus
golden mariposa lily Lily Family
Calochortus aureus Liliaceae
common name
  golden mariposa lily
accepted scientific name
  Calochortus aureus S. Watson
rules for finding collection records
  Calochortus aureus (244)
  Calochortus nuttallii aureus (36)
family name
Image Author: ©2008 Bryant Olsen
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Three petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.7 to 2.5 inches
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of April thru end of June

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Links to Plant Photos
J. Reveal (53)
Cal Photos (6)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
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