|In Franklin Canyon Park|
Santa Monica Mountains
Cyclobothra plummerae (Greene) Hoover
It is endemic to Southern California where it is found along the coast, inland hills, and some Transverse Ranges and Peninsular Ranges. It is a member of the chaparral, grasslands, and lower montane coniferous forest plant communities.
Calochortus plummerae produces thin, branching stems and a few long curling leaves.
Atop the stem is a lily bloom with long, pointed sepals and petals which may be up to 4 centimeters long. The petals are pink, lavender, or white with a wide yellow band across the middle. They are hairy inside and sometimes fringed with hairs. The center contains large whitish or yellowish anthers. Flowers are present from May to July.
- Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
- Calflora taxon report, University of Calilfornia @ Berkeley, Calochortus plummerae. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- California Native Plant Society—CNPS Inventory Plant Detail: 'Calochortus plummerae. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- Greene, Edward Lee 1890. Pittonia 2(8A): 70–71
- Calochortus plummerae in Flora of North America @ efloras.org. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- Jepson Manual Treatment — Calochortus plummerae
- United States Department of Agriculture Plants Profile: Calochortus plummerae (Plummer's mariposa lily)
- Calochortus plummerae — Calphotos, University of California @ Berkeley Photos gallery
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