Species Details

Fritillaria liliacea

fragrant fritillary

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Photo of Fritillaria liliacea
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Photo of Fritillaria liliacea
© 1996 Doreen L. Smith
Photo of Fritillaria liliacea
Jo-Ann Ordano © 2004 California Academy of Sciences
Scientific Name:
Fritillaria liliacea Lindl.
Common Name:
fragrant fritillary
Family: Liliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0V0C0
USDA Plants Symbol: FRLI2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: Feb-Apr
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Elevation:
3 - 410 meters
10 - 1345 feet
General Habitats:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal prairie
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
Microhabitat Details:
Microhabitat:
  • Serpentine (often)
Notes:
Threatened by grazing, agriculture, urbanization, and non-native plants. Possibly threatened by recreational activities and foot traffic. Quite variable.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Threat List Total: 15
Total EOs % of EOs
EOs with Threat Listed: 43 52 %
THREAT LIST:
Grazing 15 18%
Non-native plant impacts 14 17%
Development 11 13%
Foot traffic/trampling 10 12%
Recreational use (non-ORV) 10 12%
Total Occurrences: 82
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 19 15 3 11 31
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 52
Recent <=20 Years 30
Presence:
Presumed Extant 71
Possibly Extirpated 10
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alameda (ALA), Contra Costa (CCA), Marin (MRN), Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT), San Francisco (SFO), San Mateo (SMT), Santa Clara (SCL), Solano (SOL), Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Antioch North (3812117), Big Sur (3612137), Birds Landing (3812127), Calaveras Reservoir (3712147), Camp Meeker (3812248), Chittenden (3612185), Clayton (3712188), Diablo (3712178), Dozier (3812137), Drakes Bay (3812218), Franklin Point (3712223), Glen Ellen (3812235), Guerneville (3812258), Hayward (3712261), Inverness (3812217), Las Trampas Ridge (3712271), Los Gatos (3712128), Mare Island (3812213), Montara Mountain (3712254), Monterey (3612158)*, Morgan Hill (3712126), Mt. Sizer (3712125), Natividad (3612165), Oakland East (3712272), Palo Alto (3712242), Petaluma (3812226), Petaluma River (3812225), Pfeiffer Point (3612127), Point Reyes NE (3812227), Point Sur (3612138), Prunedale (3612176), Richmond (3712283)*, Salinas (3612166), San Francisco North (3712274), San Francisco South (3712264), San Geronimo (3812216), San Jose East (3712137), San Juan Bautista (3612175), San Mateo (3712253), San Quentin (3712284), Santa Rosa (3812246), Santa Teresa Hills (3712127), Sebastopol (3812247), Tomales (3812228), Two Rock (3812237)*, Valley Ford (3812238), Walnut Creek (3712281), Watsonville East (3612186), Woodside (3712243)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant
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