Calochortus tiburonensis — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Calochortus tiburonensis</i>


Data about <i>Calochortus tiburonensis</i>
native range includes
Additional detail Lower 48 United States of America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Calochortus tiburonensis</i>
  • plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
plant growth habit
Additional detail forb/herb
  • forb/herb
    Vascular plant without significant woody tissue above or at the ground. Forbs and herbs may be annual, biennial, or perennial but always lack significant thickening by secondary woody growth and have perennating buds borne at or below the ground surface. In the PLANTS Database (, graminoids are excluded but ferns, horsetails, lycopods, and whisk-ferns are included.


Data about <i>Calochortus tiburonensis</i>
Additional detail grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
elevation measurement
Additional detail 350 m Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Calochortus tiburonensis</i>
life cycle habit
Additional detail perennial
  • perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic


Data about <i>Calochortus tiburonensis</i>
threatened or endangered status
Additional detail US federal Threatened status
  • US federal Threatened status
    The organism has federal Threatened status in the United States of America.
extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Database and Repository Coverage

Data about <i>Calochortus tiburonensis</i>
type specimen repository
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: URL for institutional specimen catalog:
National Museum of Natural History Collections  


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