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Brodiaea californica (California brodiaea)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Brodiaea californica

Brodiaea californica Lindl.

California brodiaea

Liliaceae (Lily Family)


USDA Symbol: BRCA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple




Use Food: Bulbs/corms consumed by indigenous Californians.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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 on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

USDA: Find Brodiaea californica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Brodiaea californica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Brodiaea californica


Record Modified: 2008-10-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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