Calochortus kennedyi

Wildflowers Monocots Liliales Liliaceae Calochortus

Calochortus kennedyi flowerRed Mariposa or Desert Mariposa.

I have not seen this in Santa Barbara county though it is supposed to grow here. I have seen it off Lockwood Valley Rd. in Ventura county at about 5200ft elevation. It was blooming in mid June.

This is a small Mariposa with deep red flowers.
Calochortus kennedyi little plants

Calochortus kennedyi plant

Calochortus kennedyi seed

Calochortus kennedyi flower

Calochortus kennedyi side-view

Calochortus kennedyi curled bud

Calochortus kennedyi two flowers

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