Latin name: Calochortus clavatus S. Watson var. pallidus (Hoover) Munz
Pronunciation: kal-oh-KOR-tus klav-AY-tus PAL-i-dus
Common name: Yellow mariposa lily
Family: Liliaceae (Lily)
Habitat: Dry slopes in chaparral from San Luis Obispo and Kern Cos. to Santa Barbara Co. and northern Los Angeles Co., including the Santa Monica Mountains, often following fires
Blooming period: April to June
Name derivations: 1) Calochortus 2) clavatus 3) pallidus