Calflora
Taxon  Report   2000    
Chlorogalum angustifolium  Kellogg
Narrow leaved soaproot,  Narrowleaf soap plant
Chlorogalum angustifolium
© 2008 Vernon Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chlorogalum angustifolium
© 2012 Doug Wirtz
Chlorogalum angustifolium
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Chlorogalum angustifolium, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Chlorogalum angustifolium
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 2.4; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Laothoe angustifolia
More information about  Chlorogalum angustifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHAN2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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