Latin name: Calochortus kennedyi Porter var. kennedyi
Pronunciation: kal-oh-KOR-tus KEN-ed-ee-eye
Common name: Red mariposa lily
Family: Liliaceae (Lily)
Habitat: Heavy clay soils of open to brushy desert flats from 2000' to 6500' in creosote bush scrub, joshua tree woodland and pinyon-juniper woodland from Inyo Co. south to San Bernardino Co.
Blooming period: April to June
Name derivations: 1) Calochortus 2) kennedyi