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Indian Valley Brodiaea
(Brodiaea coronaria ssp. rosea )
Liliaceae

Indian Valley Brodiaea; Photo Copyright Rick York and CNPS
Photo Copyright Rick York and CNPS

Description: Perennial herb, growing from a dark-brown-fribrous, and thin coated corm. Leaves basal, generally 3-5, linear with a smooth edge. Inflorescence is umbel-like, with a long peduncle. Flowers have 6 petals, rose to pink-purple color, with a bell-shaped tube. Fruit is an egg-shaped capsule with black seeds.

Distribution:

Habitat: Grassland, often on serpentine. Elevation 1072 - 4640 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms May - June.

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Status: California State Endangered, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Ukiah

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010