Taxon  Report   1183 
Brodiaea pallida  Hoover
Chinese camp brodiaea
Brodiaea pallida
© 2014 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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Brodiaea pallida
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Brodiaea pallida, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Threatened '.

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Brodiaea pallida
© 2014 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Genus: Brodiaea
Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: riparian [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.9 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Brodiaea pallida
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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