Calflora
Taxon  Report   1185    
Brodiaea stellaris  S. Watson
Star flowered brodiaea,  Starflower brodiaea
Brodiaea stellaris
© 1999 John Game
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Brodiaea stellaris
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Brodiaea stellaris
© 2015 Aaron Arthur
Brodiaea stellaris, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Brodiaea stellaris
© 2018 Hayley Ross
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Serpentine affinity: 6; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hookera stellaris
More information about  Brodiaea stellaris
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 (BRST)

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 16, 2018).

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