John's Nature Pictures

Bruneau's Mariposa Lily

Bruneau is not a common Mariposa Lily. It is generally only found on the west end of the Great Basin area. I found this one high up on the east side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. I like the semi-transparent sepals. Calochortus bruneaunis is in the Lily family.

Picture #429 -  copyright © 1993 by John Sherman


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