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    • Calochortus amabilis
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    • Diogenes' lantern

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Recent observations

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What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

guiltyascharged

Date

April 13, 2014 09:58 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

robberfly

Date

April 10, 2014 02:25 PM PDT

Description

According to gerristens/parsons guide, this is the species in Napa County, Ca. Second shot is me precariously photographing the line sighting...High lite of Day!

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What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

April 10, 2014

Description

This single specimen was seen in bloom amid a grassland/chaparral habitat.

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Img_3279

What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

marek

Date

May 6, 2012

Description

Flowering

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Diogenes' lantern (Calochortus amabilis) Calochortus amabilis

Observer

brittjohnson

Date

March 15, 2014 11:02 AM PDT

Description

This little beauty was found on the Blue Ridge Loop Trail. It was all alone hiding next to a rock on the left-hand side of the trail up to the ridge.

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Square

Observer

phoksumdo

Date

April 7, 2013 12:29 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

lyletti

Date

May 15, 2013

Description

a number of them in a small canyon at the base of the northwest facing side

Photos / Sounds

What

Diogenes' Lantern (Calochortus amabilis) Calochortus amabilis

Observer

woodcloud

Date

May 4, 2013 10:01 AM PDT

Description

Found in forest litter in filtered sunlight with madrone and oak forest adjacent, within 3 feet of road while walking with Citizen Naturalist group.

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What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

dave-barry

Date

May 18, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

bobneale

Date

May 26, 2013 06:24 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

kueda

Date

May 25, 2013 05:10 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Diogenes lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

jossello

Date

May 4, 2013 09:30 AM MDT

Description

grassland

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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...