Taxon  Report   1174 
Brodiaea elegans  Hoover
Harvest brodiaea
Brodiaea elegans
© 2015 Dee E. Warenycia
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Brodiaea elegans
© 2005 Brian L. Anacker
Brodiaea elegans
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Brodiaea elegans, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Brodiaea elegans
© 2002 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Brodiaea
Subspecies and Varieties:
Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Brodiaea elegans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 15, 2018).

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