Calochortus ambiguus (M. E. Jones) Ownbey
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Calochortus ambiguus (M.E. Jones) Ownbey
doubting mariposa lily

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General Information
Symbol: CAAM4
Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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Symbol Scientific Name
CAWAA Calochortus watsonii M.E. Jones var. ambiguus


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Liliaceae – Lily family
Genus Calochortus Pursh – mariposa lily
Species Calochortus ambiguus (M.E. Jones) Ownbey – doubting mariposa lily

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Calochortus ambiguus
Calochortus ambiguus
Doubting Mariposa Lily
ID: 0000 0000 0904 0439 [detail]
© 2004 Phil Phillips

Calochortus ambiguus
Calochortus ambiguus
ID: 0000 0000 0510 1169 [detail]
© 2010 Steve Lowens

Calochortus ambiguus
Calochortus ambiguus
ID: 0000 0000 0510 1170 [detail]
© 2010 Steve Lowens

Calochortus ambiguus
Calochortus ambiguus
ID: 0000 0000 0510 1171 [detail]
© 2010 Steve Lowens

Calochortus ambiguus
Calochortus ambiguus
Mariposa Lily
ID: 0000 0000 0213 0074 [detail]
© 2013 Robert Sivinski

Calochortus ambiguus
Calochortus ambiguus
Mariposa Lily
ID: 0000 0000 0213 0076 [detail]
© 2013 Robert Sivinski

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