Yellow Mariposa Lily

Yellow Mariposa Lily Plant Information

Yellow Mariposa Lily grows in the following 1 states:


Calochortus luteus, or Yellow mariposa lily, is a mariposa lily endemic to California.

The primarily bright deep yellow flower is 3-5cm across and perianth bulb-shaped, lined red-brown inside, often also with central red-brown blotch and sparse hair inside.
This species is found on coastal prairie, grasslands and some open forest floors. Its range is along the coastal ranges from region to the northern Santa Barbara County Channel Islands and mainland, Northwestern California, the Sacramento Valley, and the Sierra Nevada foothills from there to the Tehachapi Mountains.
Calochortus luteus is used in landscape design, with "non-habitat sourced" bulbs available from native plant nurseries and societies, to grow as an ornamental plant in gardens and for restoration projects.Plants for a FutureCalochortus luteus

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