Calochortus ambiguus White Mariposa; False Sego Lily
PERENNIAL. Cup-shaped flowers have three white petals that have
a purple crescent at the base and are often washed with purple on the back.
Long stalk (to about 30 cm) has a few narrow, sharp pointed leaves.
Blooms in April-May. In the Empires, uncommon on limestone in desert
grassland after wet winters.
FAMILY: Liliaceae (Lily Family)