Taxon  Report   2003 
Chlorogalum pomeridianum  (DC.) Kunth
Amole, Soap plant, soaproot, wavyleaf soap plant
Chlorogalum pomeridianum, 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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period

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Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Northern Coastal Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral
Genus: Chlorogalum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. divaricatum
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. minus
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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website references on Google


Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2014).

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