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  • Date Photo Taken

    05 / 31 / 2017

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    Martha Wolfersberger


These pictures are several examples of flowers that I thought were called “Trillium”. They don’t really match any that I see online or elsewhere. The pictures were taken in western Montana May 31 of this year.


  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re welcome! Appreciate the feedback on this gorgeous flower’s ID. Your photos are beautiful and the bee is a very lovely bonus. Best wishes! Laura

    June 23rd, 2017 at 10:47pm

  • Martha Registered says:

    Thank you for your response! Of the species listed I think this one looks most like most like a small Calochortus tolmiei although that is supposed to be found only farther west. In any case, I think they are really pretty flowers on a bare minimum of plant – just a stem and a grass-like leaf.

    June 14th, 2017 at 8:49am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Looks like a star-tulip species in the Calochortus genus. I don’t know species are these. Check out the link below for listed species in MT. Best wishes

    June 13th, 2017 at 4:35pm

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