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Fritillaria glauca

Siskiyou fritillaria, Siskiyou fritillary, Siskiyou missionbells

brown bells, brown fritillary

Bulb scales

large 3–9; small 1–9.

large 1–4; small 12–60.

Stem

0.8–2 dm.

4–9 dm.

Leaves

2–4, alternate, 3.5–9 cm;

blade lanceolate-oblong, sickle-shaped, glaucous.

in 1–3 whorls of 4–6 leaves per node proximally, alternate distally, 4.5–15 cm, usually shorter than inflorescence;

blade linear to narrowly lanceolate;

distal leaves usually ± equaling proximalmost leaf.

Flowers

nodding;

tepals purplish or greenish marked with yellow, lanceolate-oblong, 1.5–2.5 cm, apex not recurved;

nectaries green with maroon dots, broadly lanceolate, less than 1/2 tepal length;

style obviously branched for 1/2 its length, branches longer than 1.5 mm.

nodding;

tepals purplish to greenish white, sometimes faintly mottled, 1–2 cm, apex not recurved;

nectaries greenish white, dotted purple, narrowly lanceolate, more than 1/3 but less than 1/2 tepal length;

style obviously branched for 1/3–2/3 its length, branches strongly recurved, longer than 1.5 mm.

Capsules

broadly winged.

broadly winged.

2n

= 24.

= 24.

Fritillaria glauca

Fritillaria micrantha

Phenology Flowering Jun–Jul. Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat Serpentine talus slopes Dry benches and slopes to forest
Elevation 600–2100 m [2000–6900 ft] 300–1800 m [1000–5900 ft]
Distribution
from FNA
CA; OR
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CA
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Source FNA vol. 26, p. 169. FNA vol. 26, p. 170.
Parent taxa Liliaceae > Fritillaria Liliaceae > Fritillaria
Sibling taxa
F. affinis, F. agrestis, F. atropurpurea, F. biflora, F. brandegeei, F. camschatcensis, F. eastwoodiae, F. falcata, F. gentneri, F. liliacea, F. micrantha, F. ojaiensis, F. pinetorum, F. pluriflora, F. pudica, F. purdyi, F. recurva, F. striata, F. viridea
F. affinis, F. agrestis, F. atropurpurea, F. biflora, F. brandegeei, F. camschatcensis, F. eastwoodiae, F. falcata, F. gentneri, F. glauca, F. liliacea, F. ojaiensis, F. pinetorum, F. pluriflora, F. pudica, F. purdyi, F. recurva, F. striata, F. viridea
Synonyms F. parviflora
Name authority Greene: Erythea 1: 153. (1893) A. Heller: Muhlenbergia 6: 83. (1910)
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