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|Calochortus gunnisonii var. gunnisonii
Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico
Calochortus gunnisonii (Gunnison's mariposa lily) is a North American species of flowering plant in the lily family. It is native to the western United States, primarily in the Rocky Mountains and Black Hills: Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Washington state (Grant County, northwestern Nebraska (Sioux County) and eastern Idaho (Fremont County).
Calochortus gunnisonii is a bulb-forming perennial with straight stems up to 55 cm tall. Flowers are white to purple with darker purple markings.
- Calochortus gunnisonii var. gunnisonii - most of species range
- Calochortus gunnisonii var. perpulcher Cockerell - New Mexico
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