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#NPOD: Bruneau Mariposa Lily #Nativeplants

Bruneau Mariposa Lily – Native Plant of the Day 06/09/2017
Photo from 06/07/2010. Location: Deer Flat National Wildlife Preserve, Canyon County, ID.
More photos / info at the Calochortus bruneaunis detail page.

Bruneau Mariposa Lily, Pinyon Mariposa - Calochortus bruneaunis

Bruneau Mariposa Lily, Pinyon Mariposa – Calochortus bruneaunis

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Mariposa Lily Identification Correction #Wildflowers

When I photographed this wildflower in Idaho I identified it a Calochortus eurycarpus, White Mariposa Lily.   I now think that was an incorrect ID; I believe this is Calochortus bruneaunis – Bruneau Mariposa Lily.   Read on for an explanation of how I changed my mind…

Bruneau Mariposa Lily- Calochortus bruneaunis

Bruneau Mariposa Lily- Calochortus bruneaunis

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#NPOD: White Mariposa Lily #Nativeplants

Native Plant of the Day 01/13/2011.

Photo from June 7, 2010. Location: Ada County, ID.

Update 01/30/2011: I have decided that this identification as Calochortus eurycarpus was incorrect, and that this is Calorchortus bruneaunis instead.

White Mariposa Lily – for more photos / info go to the Calochortus eurycarpus detail page.

White Mariposa Lily - Calochortus eurycarpus

White Mariposa Lily - Calochortus eurycarpus

White Mariposa Lily – Calochortus eurycarpus – Added to USWildflowers Database

White Mariposa Lily, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/09/2010.)  Scientific name is Calochortus eurycarpus.  This plant also also goes by the common name Star Tulip.  Photo below was taken at Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge near Nampa, Idaho.

White Mariposa Lily - Calochortus eurycarpus

White Mariposa Lily - Calochortus eurycarpus