Species Details

Calochortus striatus

alkali mariposa-lily

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Scientific Name:
Calochortus striatus Parish
Common Name:
alkali mariposa-lily
Family: Liliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL0D190
USDA Plants Symbol: CAST2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3?
State Rank:
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-08-25
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
70 - 1595 meters
230 - 5235 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Chenopod scrub
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Alkaline
  • Mesic
Threatened by urbanization, grazing, trampling, road construction, hydrological alterations and water diversions that result in the lowering of the water table. Potentially threatened by horticultural collecting. Possibly threatened by non-native plants. On watch list in NV.
Total Occurrences: 113
Element Occurrence Ranks:
9 24 14 5 4 57
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 60
Recent <=20 Years 53
Presumed Extant 109
Possibly Extirpated 2
Presumed Extirpated 2
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Kern (KRN), Los Angeles (LAX), San Bernardino (SBD), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Arvin (3511827), Big Bear City (3411637), Bissell (3411881), Bole Spring (3611633), Cantil (3511738), Chilao Flat (3411831), Cougar Buttes (3411647), Cross Mountain (3511832), Delano West (3511973), Edwards (3411788), Indian Cove (3411612), Kernville (3511874), Lake Isabella North (3511864), Lake Isabella South (3511854), Lancaster East (3411861), Lancaster West (3411862), Little Buttes (3411873), Lovejoy Buttes (3411757), Lucerne Valley (3411648), Millux (3511922), Paradise Range (3511627), Pinyon Mtn. (3511842), Queen Mtn. (3411611), Redman (3411778), Rogers Lake South (3411777), Rosamond (3411872), Rosamond Lake (3411871), Saltdale NW (3511748), Sanborn (3511811), Soledad Mtn. (3411882), Stevens (3511932), Twentynine Palms (3411621), Waterman Mtn. (3411738), Weldon (3511863), White Dome (3511872), Willow Springs (3411883), Woolstalf Creek (3511853)
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
Counties   Quads