Calochortus bruneaunis

Bruneau Mariposa Lily

Stem upright. Leaves 4–8 in. long, linear, basal, withered by flowering; upper leaves on stem rolled inward. Inflorescence consists of 1–4 erect pure white or slightly lavender flowers. Sepals with dark spots near base. Petals with very pale greenish stripe on outside from pointed tip to base, inside a dark red or purple arch just above a yellow blotch and a red stripe running from below blotch to base. Grows among dry grass or sagebrush in juniper or pine woodlands.

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--15 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Steens, Great Basin
  • Native: Yes