Brodiaea elegans subsp. hooveri

T. F. Niehaus

Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 60: 48, fig. 12a–d. 1971.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 325. Mentioned on page 324.

Flowers: perianth-tube 13–17 mm, lobes 22–30 mm; anthers 6–8 mm; staminodia slightly recurved distally, margins 1/4 involute; ovary 9–11 mm; style 12–15 mm. 2n = 40.


Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Grasslands
Elevation: 0–100 m

Discussion

Subspecies hooveri occurs primarily in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Documentation of occurrence in northern California is lacking.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thicker" is not a number.

cordate +  and linear +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
J. Chris Pires +
T. F. Niehaus +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
not triangular +
Hookera +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
crescent--shaped +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
tunicate +  and scaly +
fibrous-coated +
0–100 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 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 +
bracteate +, open +  and umbellate +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
recurved +  and ascending +
narrower +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
alternating +  and opposite +
Flowering spring. +
Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. +
cylindrical +
slender +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
rounded +  and flattened +
adnate +  and free +
epitepalous +
white +  and pale lilac +
1 +  and several +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
Brodiaea elegans subsp. hooveri +
Brodiaea elegans +
subspecies +
connate +  and distinct +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
funnel +  and campanulate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br />) +
narrower +
3 +  and 2 +
24 +, 20 +, 18 +, 16 +, 12 +, 8 +  and 6 +