Calflora
Taxon  Report   11427    
Brodiaea leptandra  (Greene) Baker
Narrow-flowered california brodiaea
Brodiaea leptandra
© 2006 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Brodiaea leptandra
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Brodiaea leptandra
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Brodiaea leptandra, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Brodiaea leptandra
© 2004 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 2; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Brodiaea californica ssp. leptandra

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Brodiaea californica var. leptandra
ICPN: Brodiaea californica ssp. leptandra
More information about  Brodiaea leptandra
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRCAL3)

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 15, 2018).

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