Taxon  Report   1101 
Bloomeria crocea  (Torrey) Cov.
Common goldenstar,  Golden star
Bloomeria crocea
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Bloomeria crocea
© 2006 Steve Matson
Bloomeria crocea
© 2006 Steve Matson
Bloomeria crocea, 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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Bloomeria crocea
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Allium croceum
More information about  Bloomeria crocea
Jepson eFlora

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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:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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