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Calochortus kennedyi

Desert Mariposa, Red Mariposa-lily, Flame Mariposa, ajo amarillo, cobena amarilla

Calochortus kennedyi
Calochortus kennedyi

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: mountains
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: basal or sheathing
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear or grasslike
leaf surface3: smooth or glaucous
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: orange or yellow
Flowering period2: Mar. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Liliaceae (lily family)
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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