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Calochortus longibarbatus
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Scientific classification
  • Calochortus longebarbatus S.Wats., alternate spelling

Calochortus longibarbatus is a species of flowering plant in the lily family with the common names long-haired star-tulip and longbeard mariposa lily. It is native to Oregon, Washington, and northern California, where it grows in the forest and woodlands of the mountains.

It is a bulb-producing perennial herb which produces a branching stem up to about 30 centimeters tall. Flowers are upright, bell-shaped, pink to lavender with darker markings on the petals.

  • Calochortus longibarbatus var. longibarbatus - most of species range
  • Calochortus longibarbatus var. peckii Ownbey - Ochoco Mountains in central Oregon
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