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Doubting Mariposa Lily

Doubting Mariposa Lily  - Calochortus ambiguus

by: Aubrey
Location/Trail:  Sandy's Canyon Trail
Date sighted:  2/14/2010
Season:  Summer
This native perennial is a member of the lily family, Lilaceae. It grows to a height of 12-24". Blooming April through August, it has a white, tulip-shaped flower 2" wide. The three large petals are fringed with round or crescent-shaped, depressed petal glands and often dark anthers.
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