[Mariposa Lilies of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily

Calochortus subalpinus

Synonym: Calochortus lobbii

Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii)

Cascade mariposa blooming along the old north access road to the summit of Silver Star Mountain, Gifford Pinchot National Forest.........July 17, 2014.

Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii) - Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii)

Subalpine mariposa lily in bloom at left along the South Tieton Trail #1120, Wenatchee National Forest.........August 28, 2013. The photo at right along the Lowder Mountain Trail #3329, Three Sisters Wilderness......June 23, 2018.

Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii) - Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii) - Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii)

Subalpine mariposa lilies blooming at a rock outcrop along the Strawberry Mountain Trail #220 about one half mile south of the summit of Strawberry Mountain, boundary of the Mt. St. Helens National Monument and Gifford Pinchot National Forest.........June 21, 2015.

Habitat of Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii) - Fruits of Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii)

A meadow full of blooming subalpine mariposa lilies in bloom (at left) along the Timberline Trail #600 betwen Mount Hood Meadows Ski Resort and the north rim of the White River Canyon, Mt. Hood National Forest..........July 23, 2017. The photo at right shows maturing fruits of the subalpine mariposa as seen on a bald atop Castle Rock, Willamette National Forest.......June 24, 2018.

Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii) - Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii)

Subalpine mariposa lilies blooming along the trail from High Prairie to Lookout Mountain, Badger Creek Wilderness........July 16, 2017.

- Cascade Mariposa Lily, Cat's-ear, Mountain Mariposa Lily, Subalpine Mariposa Lily: Calochortus subalpinus (Synonym: Calochortus lobbii)

The photo at right shows subalpine mariposa in bloom on ski slopes at Mount Hood Meadows Ski Area......July 6, 2019.

Paul Slichter