Brodiaea coronaria (Salisb.) Engl.
Crown Brodiaea, Harvest Brodiaea
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: BRCO3
The nut flavoured corms were dug by natives and eaten raw or cooked.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Purple
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
From the National Suppliers DirectoryAccording 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 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
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 Brodiaea coronaria in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Brodiaea coronaria in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Brodiaea coronaria
MetadataRecord Modified: 2013-06-08
Research By: TWC Staff