Calochortus ambiguus the Arizona mariposa lily, doubting maripos
Seeds of these Calochortus ambiguus plants often bulbose; bulb coat membranous. Stems usually branching, straight. Leaves: basal withering; blade linear-attenuate. Inflorescences subumbellata, 1-4-flowered. Flowers erect; perianth pinkish or bluish gray, infrequently with longitudinal gray stripe, open, campanulate; sepals invested near gland, with yellowish, distally enlarged or branching, gland-tipped hairs, base sometimes marked with dull purple, apex acuminate; petals with median blotch usually surrounded by yellow zone. Hardy in zones 6-9.