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Greenhorn Fritillary

Fritillaria brandegeei Eastw.

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This species is rare and under pressure from cattle grazing.
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Flora of North America Vol. 26: 164, 168 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Description

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Bulb scales: large 8–12; small 60–200 or more. Stem 4–10 dm. Leaves in 1–2 whorls of 4–8 leaves per node proximally, alternate distally, 4–11 cm; blade lanceolate. Flowers nodding; tepals pinkish to purplish, oblong-lanceolate, 1.2–2 cm; nectaries green with reddish margins, lanceolate, 1/3 tepal length; style unbranched. Capsules winged. 2n = 24.
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Flora of North America Vol. 26: 164, 168 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Distribution

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Calif.
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Flowering/Fruiting

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Flowering Apr.
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Habitat

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Granitic soils, open forests; of conservation concern; 1500--2100m.
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Fritillaria brandegeei

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Fritillaria brandegeei, the Greenhorn fritillary, is a plant species endemic to California.

Distribution

It is known from only the Greenhorn Mountains, a subrange of the southern Sierra Nevada, within Kern and Tulare counties. It grows in open areas of yellow pine forest habitats, at elevations of 1,500–2,100 metres (4,900–6,900 ft).[2][3][4]

Description

Fritillaria brandegeei is a bulb-forming perennial up to 100 cm tall. Leaves are in 1-2 whorls of 4-8 leaves per node. Flowers are nodding, pinkish purple.[2][5]

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Fritillaria brandegeei: Brief Summary

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Fritillaria brandegeei, the Greenhorn fritillary, is a plant species endemic to California.

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