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    • Calochortus amabilis
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    • Diogenes' lantern

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Recent observations

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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coffearobusta42

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May 4, 2014 06:37 PM PDT

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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curiousgeorge61

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May 8, 2014

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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th0th

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May 30, 2014

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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hollisb

Date

May 26, 2014

Place

King Ridge Rd, Cazadero, Sonoma Cty, CA (Google, OSM)

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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marek

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May 18, 2014

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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May 12, 2014 11:21 AM PDT

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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loarie

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May 4, 2014 11:30 AM PDT

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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dgreenberger

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May 5, 2014 07:06 PM PDT

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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pgsavelly

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May 5, 2014 02:20 PM PDT

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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dave-barry

Date

May 3, 2014

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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couleeca

Date

May 3, 2014 09:04 AM PDT

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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c_michael_hogan

Date

May 3, 2014

Description

The specimen was seen in bloom in a rocky, sunny area along the Meadow Trail.

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Description from Wikipedia

Calochortus amabilis is a species of flowering plant in the lily family which is known by the common name Diogenes' lantern. It is endemic to northern California, where it grows in the mountains north of the San Francisco Bay Area. In oak woodlands common understory plant associates are Calochortus luteus, Clarkia unguiculata and Delphinium variegatum. It is a common member of the scrub and woodland flora there. This is a perennial herb producing an upright, somewhat...