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Fritillaria glauca

Siskiyou fritillaria, Siskiyou fritillary, Siskiyou missionbells

Purdy's fritillary

Bulb scales

large 3–9; small 1–9.

large 2–8; small 0–3.

Stem

0.8–2 dm.

1–4 dm.

Leaves

2–4, alternate, 3.5–9 cm;

blade lanceolate-oblong, sickle-shaped, glaucous.

2–10, alternate, ± crowded near ground, 2.5–10 cm;

blade ovate, occasionally a few sickle-shaped.

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.

horizontal or nodding;

tepals white, with purple spots or lines and pink shading, 1.5–3 cm, apex often slightly recurved;

nectaries obscure, colored like tepals, broadly linear, ± equaling tepal length;

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

Capsules

broadly winged.

acutely angled.

2n

= 24.

= 24.

Fritillaria glauca

Fritillaria purdyi

Phenology Flowering Jun–Jul. Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat Serpentine talus slopes Dry ridges, generally on serpentine
Elevation 600–2100 m [2000–6900 ft] 400–2100 m [1300–6900 ft]
Distribution
from FNA
CA; OR
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from FNA
CA; OR
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Source FNA vol. 26, p. 169. FNA vol. 26, p. 171.
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. micrantha, F. ojaiensis, F. pinetorum, F. pluriflora, F. pudica, F. recurva, F. striata, F. viridea
Name authority Greene: Erythea 1: 153. (1893) Eastwood: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29: 75, plate 6. (1902)
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