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Shirley Meadows Star-tulip (Calochortus westonii)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 142535
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Shirley Meadows Star-tulip (Calochortus westonii) located in the wild?

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Shirley Meadows Star-tulip can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Shirley Meadows Star-tulip (Calochortus westonii)?

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, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Calochortus westonii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 398 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 Native Plant Society has collected 1 seed accessions of Calochortus westonii from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 11 maternal plants

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Taxon Calochortus westonii
Authority Eastw.
Family Liliaceae
CPC Number 9790
ITIS 501151
Duration Perennial
Common Names Shirley Meadow Mariposa Lily
Associated Scientific Names Calochortus westonii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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