Calochortus identified

Joyce Miller
Wed, 14 Jul 2004 11:44:14 PDT
Hi all,
         Three summers ago I found a beautiful Calochortus growing in a 
wild area in Bend, OR behind my sister's home.  It is due to be developed 
into a watered park area i.e. future loss of habitat for this species.  I 
could not identify but collected bulbs and seeds.  No emergence in 
2003.  July '03 returned to Bend.  No collection of bulbs or seed.  Sister 
promised to harvest seed but didn't have an eye for the ripe pod.  July 04 
I brought digital camera and called local Master Gardener.  Voila! 
Calochortus  macrocarpus.  Dug 5 bulbs and marked stems for sister to 
harvest ripe seed.  If successful will be able to share with BX.

Kind regards,  Joyce Miller

Joyce E. Miller
Zone USDA 9A Summer highs 100+degrees F for several to many days.  Winter 
lows 27 degrees F  

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