Brodiaea californica subsp. californica

IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Brodiaea grandiflora var. elatior Baker
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 323.

Flowers: perianth lobes 6–10 mm wide; staminodia margins 1/4 involute; ovary 7–11 mm. 2n = 12.


Phenology: Flowering spring (late May–early Jun).
Habitat: Grasslands, open woodlands, gravelly clay soils
Elevation: 0–800 m

Discussion

Subspecies californica is found in the foothills and grasslands of northern California. There are unverified reports of occurrence in southern Oregon.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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cordate +  and linear +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
J. Chris Pires +
Lindley +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
not triangular +
Hookera +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
crescent--shaped +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
tunicate +  and scaly +
fibrous-coated +
0–800 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
triangular +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br /> (3.8 cm38 mm <br />0.038 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Grasslands, open woodlands, gravelly clay soils +
bracteate +, open +  and umbellate +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +  and 3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
recurved +  and ascending +
4mm +  and 10mm +
1/4 +  and 1/2 +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
alternating +  and opposite +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Flowering spring (late May–early Jun). +
J. Hort. Soc. London +
cylindrical +
slender +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (70 cm700 mm <br />0.7 m <br />) +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
rounded +  and flattened +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
adnate +  and free +
epitepalous +
white +  and pale lilac +
1 +  and several +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br />) +
Brodiaea grandiflora var. elatior +
Brodiaea californica subsp. californica +
Brodiaea californica +
subspecies +
connate +  and distinct +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
cylindrical +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
narrower +
3 +  and 2 +
24 +, 20 +, 18 +, 16 +, 12 +, 8 +  and 6 +