Taxon  Report   2718 
Dichelostemma capitatum  Alph. Wood
Blue dicks,  Wild hyacinth
Dichelostemma capitatum
© 2007 Ricky Grubb
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Dichelostemma capitatum
© 2011 John W. Wall
Dichelostemma capitatum
© 2010 Steven Thorsted
Dichelostemma capitatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dichelostemma capitatum
© 2006 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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XWALK: Dichelostemma pulchella
More information about  Dichelostemma capitatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (DICA14)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 28, 2016).

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