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golden mariposa lily
Calochortus aureus
golden mariposa lily Lily Family
Calochortus aureus Liliaceae
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common name
  golden mariposa lily
accepted scientific name
  Calochortus aureus S. Watson
rules for finding collection records
  Calochortus aureus (217)
  Calochortus nuttallii aureus (36)
family name
  Liliaceae
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 (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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