Calochortus uniflorus

Hooker & Arnott

Bot. Beechey Voy., 398, plate 94. 1840.

Common names: Large-flowered star-tulip
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 127. Mentioned on page 120.

Stems usually not branching, shorter than 5 (–10) cm, bearing bulblets near base. Leaves: basal persistent, 1–4 dm; blade lanceolate, flat; cauline usually present. Inflorescences subumbellate, 1–5-flowered; bracts 2–4, linear, attenuate. Flowers erect; perianth open, campanulate; sepals elliptic-lanceolate, 12–16 mm, glabrous, apex acuminate; petals ± white to pink, often with purple blotch distal to gland, broadly obovate, cuneate, 15–28 mm, adaxial surface glabrous or sparsely hairy, margins irregularly dentate distally; glands covered with ciliate membranes, bordered distally by short hairs; filaments longer than anthers; anthers oblong, apex obtuse or acute. Capsules nodding, narrowly 3-winged, 1–3 cm. Seeds dark-brown, irregular. 2n = 20, 40.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer.
Habitat: Moist meadows
Elevation: 0–200 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Calochortus uniflorus"
hairy +  and glabrous +
pseudobasifixed +  and basifixed +
Acute (?) +, Obtuse (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
P. L. Fiedler +  and R. K. Zebell +
Hooker & Arnott +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
lanceolate +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
attenuate +
tunicate +  and scaly +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Large-flowered star-tulip +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
0–200 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
winged +  and capsular +
globular +, oblong +, linear +  and 3-angled +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Moist meadows +
1-5-flowered +  and subumbellate +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
proximalmost +
reduced +
many;several +
campanulate +
distinct +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–mid summer. +
Bot. Beechey Voy., +
wind-distributed +
distinct +
elliptic-lanceolate +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
adnate +  and free +
staminodial +
3 (?) +, 4 (?) +  and 6 (?) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (?) +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Calochortus uniflorus +
Calochortus +
species +
connate +  and distinct +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
caulescent +  and scapose +
3 +  and 2 +