Calochortus splendens facts for kids
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Calochortus splendens is a North American species of mariposa lily known by the common name splendid mariposa lily.
Calochortus splendens is a thin-stemmed lily with few leaves.
It bears flowers singly or in inflorescences of up to four. Each flower is ringed with smaller, ribbonlike, curling bracts. The bowl-shaped flowers are of varying shades of purple, often lavender, with a spot of darker purple at the base of each petal. The flower may have plentiful white hairs in the center and bright purple pollen.
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