Utah State Flower - Sego Lily (Calochortus nuttallii)
Utah State Flower

Sego Lily

(Calochortus nuttallii)

The Sego Lily (Calochortus nuttallii), designated as the official state flower of Utah, is a delicate and graceful wildflower that thrives in the arid landscapes of the American Southwest. Known for its striking beauty, the Sego Lily boasts three ivory petals adorned with subtle maroon or reddish-brown markings near the base. This resilient and drought-tolerant flower emerges as a symbol of endurance and natural beauty in the challenging desert environments of Utah, serving as a proud emblem of the state's unique and rugged landscape. Its recognition as the state flower pays tribute to Utah's remarkable flora and the enduring spirit of its people.

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