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Brodiaea coronaria (Salisb.) Engl.
Crown brodiaea, Harvest brodiaea
USDA Symbol: brco3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Brodiaea coronaria, found from British Columbia to southern California, has scales between the stamens that are concave on their inner side, longer than the stamens, and lean toward them.
The nut flavoured corms were dug by natives and eaten raw or cooked.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Purple
, WA Canada: BC
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Loam
BenefitUse Food: Bulbs/corms consumed by indigenous peoples.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FAC || FACW |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Oregon Native Plant Nursery
- Woodburn, OR
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
Record Last Modified: 2013-06-08
Research By: TWC Staff