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Long Haired Star Tulip
Calochortus longebarbatus var. longebarbatus
  


About Long Haired Star Tulip (Calochortus longebarbatus var. longebarbatus) Long Haired Star Tulip (Calochortus longebarbatus var. longebarbatus) is a rare native perennial herb that grows in Northern California, primarily in the Warner Mountains, the High Cascade Range and Modoc Plateau regions. It tends to grow in vernal meadows and heavy clay soil, at elevations from 3900-6200 feet.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Max. Height
1 ft (0.3 m)

Flower Color
Pink

Native Status
Natural Setting
Site Type
Vernal meadows, heavy clay soil

Sun
Part Shade

Elevation ?
3120' - 5277'

Annual Precip. ?
18.1" - 34.4"

Summer Precip. ?
1.10" - 1.55"

Coldest Month ?
33.3° F - 36.9° F

Hottest Month ?
58.1° F - 66.6° F

Humidity ?
1.30 vpd - 19.87 vpd

Drainage
Slow

Landscaping Information
Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Other Names
Common Names
Long-haired Star-tulip, Longbeard Mariposa Lily



Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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