Mariposa Lily
Calochortus kennedyi, Lily family (Liliaceae)
Flowers: Three large yellow or orange tulip-like petals, with contrasting color near center, to 3".
Leaves: Long,narrow, grey-green.
Height: Grows to 2' high.
Photographed May 9, near Painted Desert in northern AZ.
Typically found in open, dry desert.