Calochortus howellii S. Watson
HOWELLS MARIPOSA LILY
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Calochortus howellii S. Watson
Howell's mariposa lily


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Symbol: CAHO11
Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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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 howellii S. Watson – Howell's mariposa lily

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23. Calochortus howellii S. Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 23: 266. 1888.

Stems slender, not branching or rarely branching in axil of cauline leaf, straight, 2—4 dm. Leaves: basal persistent, 20—35 cm; blade gradually tapering distally, adaxially pubescent. Inflorescences subumbellate, 1—3-flowered; bracts 2, subopposite, linear to narrowly lanceolate, attenuate, 1—3 cm. Flowers erect; perianth open, campanulate; sepals shorter than petals, ovate-acuminate, glabrous; petals yellowish white, with purplish hairs toward base, broadly obovate, cuneate, inconspicuously fringed laterally, sparingly short-hairy adaxially, apex rounded; glands transversely oblong, slightly depressed, densely covered with short, distally branching hairs, the bases of which unite at lower margin to form inconspicuous, discontinuous membranes; filaments shorter than anthers; anthers oblong-lanceolate, apex acute to short-apiculate. Capsules erect, 3-winged, ellipsoid, ca. 2 cm, base and apex acute. Seeds light-colored, irregular. 2n = 20.

Flowering late spring--mid summer. Dry, rocky, serpentine soils; 300--500 m; Oreg.

Calochortus howellii is known only from the Illinois River valley, Josephine County.

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Calochortus howellii
Howell's Mariposa Lily
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Calochortus howellii
Calochortus howellii
Howell's Mariposa Tulip
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© 2006 David McClurg

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Calochortus howellii
Howell's Mariposa Lily
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© 2007 Norman Jensen

Calochortus howellii
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© 2008 Keir Morse

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© 2008 Keir Morse

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© 2008 Keir Morse

Calochortus howellii
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Calochortus howellii
Calochortus howellii
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© 2010 Steve Lowens

Calochortus howellii
Calochortus howellii
Howell's Mariposa Lily
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© 2010 Vernon Smith

Calochortus howellii
Calochortus howellii
Howell's Mariposa Lily
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© 2012 Gary A. Monroe

Calochortus howellii
Calochortus howellii
Howell's Mariposa Lily
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© 2012 Gary A. Monroe

Calochortus howellii
Calochortus howellii
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© 2012 Gary A. Monroe

Calochortus howellii
Calochortus howellii
Howell's Mariposa Lily
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Howell's Mariposa Lily
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Calochortus howellii
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© 2013 Scot Loring

Calochortus howellii
Calochortus howellii
Howell's Mariposa Lily
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