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Greene's Mariposa Lily (Calochortus greenei)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • State: CA, OR
  • Nature Serve ID: 149528
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Greene's Mariposa Lily (Calochortus greenei) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Greene's Mariposa Lily can be found in California, Oregon

Which CPC Partners conserve Greene's Mariposa Lily (Calochortus greenei)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Rae Selling Berry Seed Bank & Plant Conservation Program holds 1 accessions of Calochortus greenei in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Native Plant Society has collected 1 seed accessions of Calochortus greenei from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 62 maternal plants

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Taxon Calochortus greenei
Authority S. Wats.
Family Liliaceae
CPC Number 681
ITIS 42826
Duration Perennial
Common Names Greene's Mariposa | Greene's Mariposa Lily
Associated Scientific Names Calochortus greenei | Calochortus greenei var. calvus
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2S3
Oregon S3
Ecological Relationships


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