Size at maturity: 4"-14" tall
- Canopy layer: groundcover
Light requirements: full sun to full shade
- Moisture requirements: dry soil
Named after the Spanish word for butterfly “mariposa”. Found on dry open grassy slopes and woodlands. Perennial. Full sun to deep shade, needs good drainage and prefers sandy soil.
Photo Credit 1 & 2: "Calochortus tolmiei" by John Game is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Photo Credit 3: "Pussy Ears" by phoca2004 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0