Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Munz’s Mariposa lily.
One of the ways in which variety munzii differs from typical C. palmeri var. palmeri is in characteristics of the hairs on the basal floral nectaries. Photo by Jordan Zylstra.

Species range map.
Calochortus palmeri var. munzii range map.

Calochortus palmeri var. munzii, Munz’s mariposa lily

Threats

  • NatureServe has not assessed threats yet.

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

More Information

Calochortus palmeri var. munzii.
Calochortus palmeri var. munzii, Munz’s mariposa lily. Photo by Jordan Zylstra.

Calochortus palmeri var. munzii.
Notice the European weedy annual ripgut brome, Bromus diandrus, surrounding this rare plant. Photo by Jordan Zylstra.

Calochortus palmeri var. munzii.
Calochortus palmeri var. munzii, Munz’s mariposa lily. Photo by Jordan Zylstra.

Calochortus palmeri var. munzii.
Endemic to southern California, Calochortus palmeri var. munzii is known from only a few occurrences in the San Jacinto Mountains, south of Palm Springs. It is geographically isolated from typical Calochortus palmeri, which grows in southern California mountains to the north and west of the San Jacintos. Photo by Jordan Zylstra.

Calochortus palmeri var. munzii.
Calochortus palmeri var. munzii, Munz’s mariposa lily. Photo by Tommy Stoughton.

Calochortus palmeri var. munzii.
Calochortus palmeri var. munzii, Munz’s mariposa lily. Photo by Tommy Stoughton.