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Calochortus nuttallii * Sego Mariposa Lily

Calochortus nuttallii the Sego Lily is the state flower of Utah. Calochortus nuttallii grows 8-10" tall. The Calochortus nuttallii flowers are usually white with markings but can be pink or even red. Calochortus nuttallii is native to the central Rockies. Calochortus nuttallii grows in meadows and grasslands. The first specimen was collected near the Tetons. Calochortus nuttallii blooms from late Spring through Summer.

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Calochortus nuttallii, Sego Lily

Flower of Calochortus nuttallii known as the Sego Lily. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants in the genus Calochortus featured on this site:
Calochortus albus * Fairy Lily, White Globe Lily, Satin Bells
Calochortus catalinae * Catalina Mariposa Lily
Calochortus clavatus clavatus * Club Hair Mariposa Lily
Calochortus clavatus pallidus * Club Hair Mariposa Lily
Calochortus fimbriatus * Late Blooming Mariposa Lily
Calochortus invenustus * Plain Mariposa Lily
Calochortus kennedyi * Desert Mariposa Lily
Calochortus leichtlinii * Smokey Mariposa Lily
Calochortus minimus * Sierra Mariposa Lily
Calochortus monophyllus * Yellow Star Tulip
Calochortus nuttallii * Sego Lily
Calochortus plummerae * Plummer's Mariposa Lily
Calochortus venustus * Butterfly Mariposa Lily