CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record lilium_parryi - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 21:05 ET c
Lilium parryi
common namelemon lily
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Brother Alfred Brousseau © 1995 Saint Mary's College of California  Follow image link for photo data.
life form bulbiferous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (32):
Cuyamaca Peak (020A)* 3211685, Julian (033D) 3311615, Boucher Hill (049C)* 3311638, Palomar Observatory (049D) 3311637, Toro Peak (065C) 3311654, Idyllwild (066B) 3311666, Sitton Peak (069C) 3311754, Wildomar (069D) 3311753, San Jacinto Peak (083C) 3311676, Palm Springs (083D) 3311675, Beaumont (084B) 3311688, Lake Fulmor (084D) 3311677, Onyx Peak (104B) 3411626, Moonridge (105A) 3411627, Big Bear Lake (105B) 3411628, Forest Falls (105C) 3411618, San Gorgonio Mountain (105D) 3411617, Keller Peak (106A) 3411721, Devore (107B) 3411724, Cucamonga Peak (108A) 3411725, Mount Baldy (108B) 3411726, Glendora (109A) 3411727, Fawnskin (131C) 3411638, Big Bear City (131D) 3411637, Lake Arrowhead (132C) 3411732, Butler Peak (132D) 3411731, Mount San Antonio (134C) 3411736, Telegraph Peak (134D) 3411735, Juniper Hills (135B) 3411748, Waterman Mountain (135C) 3411738, Crystal Lake (135D) 3411737, Pacifico Mountain (136A) 3411841
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Sonora - Mexico (SO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Riparian forest (RpFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/mesic
blooming period Jul-Aug  
elevation range1220 - 2745 meters
Most occurrences in LAX Co. are very small. Nearly extirpated from SDG Co., where known from only a few plants at Palomar Mtn. SP. Threatened by horticultural collecting, water diversion, recreational activities, and grazing. Includes L. parryi var. kessleri. Angeles NF has adopted species management guidelines. See Madroņo 40(4):270-271 (1993) for first Mexico record and distributional information.
full nameLilium parryi Wats.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  LIPA2 Element Code  PMLIL1A0J0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 from

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