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Calochortus Mariposa Lilies and Their Relatives

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ISBN-10: 0881928445

ISBN-13: 9780881928440

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mary E. Gerritsen, Ron Parsons

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Description:

With their graceful stance, brilliant colors, and intricate markings, members of the North American genus Calochortus are among the most dazzling bulbous plants in the world. Ranging from southern Canada as far south as Mexico and Guatemala, Calochortus includes four distinct groups: fairy lanterns, cat's ears, star tulips, and the spectacular mariposa lilies. Discussions of the species contain a history and description of the plant, along with its distribution and habitat and observations about its cultivation. Among the book's most compelling features are Ron Parsons' superb photographs, most taken in situ, which vividly illustrate the remarkable variation to be found within the genus…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/15/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Ron Parsons has been growing orchids for more than three decades and photographing them for nearly as long. He lives in the San Francisco area.

Calochortus species
Calochortus subclassification : phylogenetic approaches
History
Section Calochortus
Section Mariposa
Section Cyclobothra
Horticulture
Sources of Calochortus seeds and bulbs