Taxon  Report   2008 
Chlorogalum purpureum  Brandegee  var. purpureum 
Purple amole
Chlorogalum purpureum var. purpureum
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Chlorogalum purpureum var. purpureum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Threatened .

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Chlorogalum purpureum var. purpureum
© 2006 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Chlorogalum
Parent Record Chlorogalum purpureum
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Laothoe purpurea
More information about  Chlorogalum purpureum var. purpureum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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: Sep 19, 2018).

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