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Siskiyou Mariposa Lily (Calochortus persistens)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • State: CA, OR
  • Nature Serve ID: 154322
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/18/2022

Where is Siskiyou Mariposa Lily (Calochortus persistens) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Siskiyou Mariposa Lily can be found in California, Oregon

Which CPC Partners conserve Siskiyou Mariposa Lily (Calochortus persistens)?

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 persistens 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 persistens from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 42 maternal plants

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Taxon Calochortus persistens
Authority Ownbey
Family Liliaceae
CPC Number 689
ITIS 42865
Duration Perennial
Common Names Siskiyou Mariposa | Siskiyou Mariposa Lily
Associated Scientific Names Calochortus persistens
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Oregon S1
Ecological Relationships


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