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Nuttall's Mariposa Lily - Calochortus nuttallii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Stem 10–40 cm. Leaf blade linear, 1–3 mm wide. Bracts 2–8 cm long. Flowers 1 to 4; sepals 2–3 cm long, greenish; petals white, purple-tinged, yellow at the base, 3–5 cm long; inner surface nearly glabrous, with a purple, crescent-shaped mark above the circular, fringed gland; anthers oblong. Capsule spindle-shaped, erect, 3–6 cm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
MT, ND south to CA, AZ and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 28

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Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe, open forest, woodlands; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Nuttall's Mariposa Lily — Calochortus nuttallii.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from