Species Details

Calochortus longebarbatus var. longebarbatus

long-haired star-tulip

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Scientific Name:
Calochortus longebarbatus Wats. var. longebarbatus
Common Name:
long-haired star-tulip
Family: Liliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0D0R1
USDA Plants Symbol: CALOL
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug(Sep)
1005 - 1900 meters
3295 - 6235 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (openings, drainages)
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Vernal pools
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Clay
  • Mesic
Many occurrences have few plants. Threatened by grazing, logging, development, and vehicles. On watch list in OR, and state-listed as Sensitive in WA. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 17:381 (1882) for original description, and Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences III 2:130 (1901) for taxonomic treatment.
Total Occurrences: 142
Element Occurrence Ranks:
21 48 30 8 2 33
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 64
Recent <=20 Years 78
Presumed Extant 140
Possibly Extirpated 2
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Modoc (MOD), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Adin Pass (4112038), Ambrose (4112058), Bartle (4112137), Burney (4012186), Burney Mtn. West (4012176), Crank Mountain (4112142), Day (4112123), Dead Horse Summit (4112127), Donica Mtn. (4112132), East of Pondosa (4112125), Egg Lake (4112133), Halls Canyon (4112131), Hambone (4112136), Happy Camp Mtn. (4112141), Hollenbeck (4112143), Indian Spring Mtn. (4112135), Jacks Backbone (4012166), Knobcone Butte (4112151), Lookout (4112122), Pondosa (4112126), Spaulding Butte (4112152), Washington Mtn. (4112048), Whitehorse (4112134)
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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