Chlorogalum purpureum var. purpureum

EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 310.

Panicles 2.5–4 dm. 2n = 60.


Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: Open woodlands
Elevation: 300 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Chlorogalum purpureum var. purpureum is known from only three or four localities on the east side of the Santa Lucia Mountains in the South Coast Ranges. The California Native Plant Society considers it to be endangered throughout its range, and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed it as threatened.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property."thicker" is not a number.

cordate +  and linear +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
Judy Jernstedt +
Brandegee +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
Laothoë purpurea +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
reduced +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
3-valved +  and capsular +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Open woodlands +
umbellate +, cymose +  and spicate +
persistent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
undulate +
superior +  and inferior +
many;several +
typically longer +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering May–Jun. +
membranous +
wind-distributed +
2 +  and 1 +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
adnate +  and free +
staminodial +
3 (?) +, 4 (?) +  and 6 (?) +
1 +  and several +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
3-lobed +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Chlorogalum purpureum var. purpureum +
Chlorogalum purpureum +
variety +
blue;purple +
persisting +
distinct +
subrotate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
white +  and brown +
caulescent +  and scapose +
3 +  and 2 +