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Mariposa Lily (Calochortus elegans)

Mariposa Lily (Calochortus elegans)

This photograph was taken May 25, 2002 on a south-facing slope at an altitude of about 1,700 feet (about 520 meters) near Leavenworth, Washington.


KINGDOM: Plantae /Angiosperms /Monocots / ORDER: Liliales FAMILY: Liliaceae SUBFAMILY: Calochortoideae GENUS: Calochortus SPECIES: elegans

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Taylor, Ronald J. and George W. Douglas, MOUNTAIN PLANTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, ISBN 0-87842-314-1, 1995.

Lyons, C.P., TREES, SHRUBS AND FLOWERS TO KNOW IN WASHINGTON, Evergreen Press, Vancouver, Canada, 1956.