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Alkali Mariposa Lily (Calochortus striatus)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • State: CA, NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 148520
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Alkali Mariposa Lily (Calochortus striatus) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Alkali Mariposa Lily can be found in California, Nevada

Which CPC Partners conserve Alkali Mariposa Lily (Calochortus striatus)?

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, California Botanic Garden holds 8 accessions of Calochortus striatus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 35144 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 6 seed accessions of Calochortus striatus from 5 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 315 maternal plants

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Taxon Calochortus striatus
Authority Parish
Family Liliaceae
CPC Number 691
ITIS 42870
Duration Perennial
Common Names Alkali Mariposa | Alkali Mariposa Lily | Streaked Mariposa Lily
Associated Scientific Names Calochortus striatus
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Nevada S1
Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Bees Confirmed Pollinator Link
Butterflies & Moths
Butterflies Confirmed Pollinator Link
Beetles Confirmed Pollinator Link

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