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Fritillaria glauca

Siskiyou fritillaria, Siskiyou fritillary, Siskiyou missionbells

striped abobe lily, striped Adobe-lily, striped Adobe-lily striped Adobe-lily

Bulb scales

large 3–9; small 1–9.

large 2–7; small 0–1.

Stem

0.8–2 dm.

2.5–3.8 dm.

Leaves

2–4, alternate, 3.5–9 cm;

blade lanceolate-oblong, sickle-shaped, glaucous.

3–10, alternate, 6–7 cm;

blade oblong-ovate, ± glaucous.

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, fragrant;

tepals white to pink, often striped red, oblanceolate, 2–3.5 cm, apex acute to apiculate, usually recurved;

nectaries at base of tepals, green, outlined with lavender, linear;

style barely branched, branches shorter than 1.5 mm.

Capsules

broadly winged.

angled.

2n

= 24.

= 24.

Fritillaria glauca

Fritillaria striata

Phenology Flowering Jun–Jul. Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat Serpentine talus slopes Adobe soil
Elevation 600–2100 m [2000–6900 ft] 0–1000 m [0–3300 ft]
Distribution
from FNA
CA; OR
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from FNA
CA
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Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Fritillaria striata is considered rare and endangered in California, the greatest threat at present being loss of habitat due to cattle grazing.

(Discussion copyrighted by Flora of North America; reprinted with permission.)

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. purdyi, F. recurva, F. viridea
Name authority Greene: Erythea 1: 153. (1893) Eastwood: Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 20: 136. (1931)
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