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Adobe Lily
Fritillaria pluriflora
  
About Adobe Lily (Fritillaria pluriflora) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Fritillaria pluriflora is a rare species of fritillary known by the common name adobe lily. This wildflower is mainly limited to northern California, but it may exist in southern Oregon. It grows in the adobe clay soils of the foothills and low mountains in the area. It produces an erect stem reaching heights between ten and fifty centimeters. It has up to ten thick, long, oval-shaped leaves with wavy margins, most of which are clustered at ground level. The nodding flower has bright pink petals each one to four centimeters long. At the center of the flower is a pinkish to yellowish nectary and bright yellow anthers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Size
Size
4 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Pink, Yellow

Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun

Nurseries
Nurseries

Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage
Slow

Propagation
Propagation?
For propagating by seed: No treatment.

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Adobe clay soils, vernal pools

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 20.0" - 57.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.22" - 1.08", Coldest Month: 41.4" - 50.6", Hottest Month: 63.7" - 75.7", Humidity: 1.03" - 24.42", Elevation: 60" - 4620"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Adobe-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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