Taxon  Report   11217 
Brodiaea matsonii  R.E. Preston
Sulphur creek brodiaea

Brodiaea matsonii
© 2011 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Brodiaea matsonii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

Note: related to widespread B. minor, but has slightly smaller pink flowers and different habitat. Published 2010 in Madroņo 57(4).

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Brodiaea matsonii
© 2011 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Genus: Brodiaea
Meadows and seeps
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Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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