mariposa lily


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mariposa lily:

see lilylily,
common name for the Liliaceae, a plant family numbering several thousand species of as many as 300 genera, widely distributed over the earth and particularly abundant in warm temperate and tropical regions.
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Castro Crest, up Corral Canyon Road off Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu: Take trail leading down into Solstice Canyon for best view of mariposa lily, popcorn flower, scarlet bugler, lupine.
From April through June, you might see Tiburon paintbrush (yellow), Oakland star tulip (pale pink), or the rare Tiburon mariposa lily (cinnamon-and-yellow flowers).
Plentiful spring bloomers include arroyo lupine, California peony, ground pink, Catalina mariposa lily (Calochortus catalinae), shooting stars, blue larkspur, crimson pitcher sage, paintbrush, chaparral currant, rein orchid, toadflax, and penstemon, as well as caterpillar, fernleaf, and Parry's phacelias.