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Pinewoods Fritillary
Fritillaria pinetorum
About Pinewoods Fritillary (Fritillaria pinetorum) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Fritillaria pinetorum is an uncommon species of fritillary known by the common names pinewoods fritillary and Davidson's fritillary. It is endemic to California where it is found in shady mountain forests in the central and southern parts of the state. It grows an erect stem between 10 and 40 centimeters high with four to 20 leaves narrow, straight or curling leaves. The erect flower has six petals each one to two centimeters long and yellow-mottled purple in color. It is similar in appearance to Fritillaria atropurpurea.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

0.33 - 1.3 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Yellow, Purple

Landscaping Information

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
granitic slopes

Annual Precipitation: 10.8" - 57.3", Summer Precipitation: 0.45" - 2.88", Coldest Month: 21.5" - 46.5", Hottest Month: 43.3" - 70.2", Humidity: 1.11" - 23.77", Elevation: 2215" - 10629"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Davidson's Fritillary

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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