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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.