Calochortus is the genus of lily with three species, Calochortus gunnisonii, Calochortus flexuosus, and Calochortus nuttallii. They are interchangeably called Sego Lily or Mariposa Lily. Learn more here: SEGO LILY. This one is C.gunnisonii, I found in northern Arizona in a high mountain meadow area.
RE-POST! WELCOME SUMMER
Color is bursting from blooms on the summer mountain trails. As of late, I am literally seeing a rainbow of hues in the plant life. Here are some wild plants on my morning trail…
Summer solstice begins in the northern hemisphere on or around June 20th or 21st, when the north pole is at its maximum tilt toward the sun. That means the sun has reached its highest point in the sky all year, making it the longest day with sunlight of the year. This daylight will last a… Read More WELCOME SUMMER