Taxon  Report   2007 
Chlorogalum purpureum  Brandegee
Purple amole
Chlorogalum purpureum
© Gladys Lucille Smith1999 California Academy of Sciences
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Chlorogalum purpureum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chlorogalum purpureum
© 1983 California Native Plant Society
Genus: Chlorogalum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Foothill Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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: Mar 24, 2018).

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