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Brodiaea terrestris (Dwarf brodiaea)
Cox, Fran

Brodiaea terrestris

Brodiaea terrestris Kellogg

Dwarf Brodiaea

Liliaceae (Lily Family)


USDA Symbol: BRTE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Fruit: Seeds black.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul



Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-10
Research By: CBR

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