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Gunnison's Mariposa Lily (Calochortus gunnisonii)

  • Gunnison's Mariposa Lily (Calochortus Gunnisonii) http://www.sagebud.com/gunnisons-mariposa-lily-calochortus-gunnisonii
    Credit: Aha | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Gunnison's Mariposa Lily (Calochortus Gunnisonii) http://www.sagebud.com/gunnisons-mariposa-lily-calochortus-gunnisonii
    Credit: JerryFriedman | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Gunnison's Mariposa Lily (Calochortus Gunnisonii) http://www.sagebud.com/gunnisons-mariposa-lily-calochortus-gunnisonii
    Credit: JerryFriedman | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Gunnison's Mariposa Lily (Calochortus Gunnisonii) http://www.sagebud.com/gunnisons-mariposa-lily-calochortus-gunnisonii
    Credit: JerryFriedman | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
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Calochortus Gunnisonii, or more commonly know as Gunnison's Mariposa Lily, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Calochortus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Calochortus Gunnisonii or Gunnison's Mariposa Lily's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Calochortus
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: AZ (SR)




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