Sagebrush mariposa lily (Calochortus macrocarpus)

Calochortus macrocarpus

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Calochortus macrocarpus, also known as sagebrush mariposa lily, occurs in northwestern United States and a small part of southern British Columbia. The leaves are blue-green and grass-like. The flowers are large, bloom in June, are three-petaled, and are pink and purple. The bulbs are tapering, like a carrot.

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  1. (c) Jamie Anderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/39342947@N00/4755000069
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calochortus_macrocarpus

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