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Long-Haired Star-Tulip
(Calochortus longebarbatus var. longebarbatus )
Liliaceae

Long-haired Star-tulip; Photo Copyright 1987 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photo Copyright 1987 Dean Wm. Taylor

Description: Bulbiferous perennial 4 -8 inches (10-20 cm) tall, with a small bulblet at base of stem. Leaves 8 -12 inches (20-30 cm) long, 1 to 2 persistent leaves. Flowers 1-4, bell shaped, lavender-pink with a deep purplish-red crescent above the nectar gland on the inside of the petal. Inner petals with long hairs. Sepals shorter than petals.

 

Distribution: Modoc Plateau and eastside Cascade Range

Habitat: Meadows and vernally moist heavy clay to clay loam flats; full sun to partial shade.  3,900 – 6,200 feet (1,200-1,900 m).

 

Flowering Period: June- August

Similar Plants: None

Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B.2

 

Meadows and vernally moist heavy clay to clay loam flats; full sun to partial shade.  3,900 – 6,200 feet (1,200-1,900 m).

 

 

 

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Field Office: Alturas, Redding

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010