Missimer Wildflower Preserve

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The Missimer Wildflower Preserve is a protected grassland in Napa County, California.[1] The preserve is situated on considerable serpentine soil, leading to specially adapted native plants.[2] Situated within Snell Valley, the preserve is noted for its biodiversity of flora. An example of native wildflowers in the Snell Creek watershed is yellow mariposa lily, Calochortus luteus.[3]

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  1. ^ Mark R. Stromberg, Jeffrey D. Corbin and Carla Marie D'Antonio. 2007. California grasslands: ecology and management, page 149, 390 pages
  2. ^ "4.5 Biological resources". General Plan Update - Draft Environmental Impact Report (Report). County of Napa. February 16, 2007. p. 15.
  3. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2009. Yellow Mariposa Lily: Calochortus luteus, GlobalTwitcher.com, ed. N. Stromberg

External links[edit]

Official website

Coordinates: 38°41′50″N 122°24′23″W / 38.69722°N 122.40639°W / 38.69722; -122.40639