Taxon  Report   2721 
Dichelostemma congestum  (Sm.) Kunth
Fork toothed ookow,  Ookow
Dichelostemma congestum
© 2015 Larry Beckerman
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Dichelostemma congestum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Dichelostemma congestum
© and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Dichelostemma congestum, 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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Dichelostemma congestum
© 2000 Dianne Fristrom
Genus: Dichelostemma
Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Brodiaea congesta
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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: Feb 24, 2018).

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