Definition of Scarlet fritillary

1. Noun. Western United States herb with scarlet and yellow narrow bell-shaped flowers.

Exact synonyms: Fritillaria Recurva
Generic synonyms: Checkered Lily, Fritillary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scarlet Fritillary

scarlatiniform erythema
scarlet bugler
scarlet bush
scarlet clematis
scarlet cup
scarlet fever
scarlet fever antitoxin
scarlet fevers
scarlet fritillary (current term)
scarlet hamelia
scarlet haw
scarlet letter
scarlet letters
scarlet lychnis
scarlet maple
scarlet musk flower
scarlet oak
scarlet pimpernel
scarlet plume
scarlet red
scarlet red sulfonate
scarlet runner
scarlet runner bean

Literary usage of Scarlet fritillary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"scarlet fritillary. Fritillaria recurva, Benth. Lily Family. Bulb as in F. lanceolata. Stems.—Eight to eighteen inches high; one- to nine-flowered. Flowers. ..."

2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"scarlet fritillary. Steins slender, 10 to 18 in. high; leaves 3 to 7, narrowly linear, 2',A in. long; flowers 1 to 4, ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Wyo. and Utah, to the Sierras and the Columbia River. 25. coccinea, Greene. scarlet fritillary. St. 1-4-fld., ISM. ..."

4. The Book of the Lily by William Goldring (1905)
"... and similarly to the Lilies some of the species are extremely difficult to cultivate, as, for instance, the scarlet fritillary of California (F. ..."

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