Dichelostemma capitatum (Benth.) Alph. Wood
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: DICA14
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
BenefitUse Food: Corms baked for food by Native Americans.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
BibliographyBibref 1218 - Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources (2006) Anderson, M. Kat
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Dichelostemma capitatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dichelostemma capitatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dichelostemma capitatum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-10-19
Research By: TWC Staff