Taxon  Report   2719 
Dichelostemma capitatum  Alph. Wood  ssp. capitatum 
Wild Hyacinth,  blue dicks, bluedicks
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum
© 2003 Brent Miller
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Dichelostemma
Parent Record Dichelostemma capitatum.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Brodiaea capitata
PLANTS: Brodiaea pulchella
PLANTS: Dichelostemma lacuna-vernalis
PLANTS: Dichelostemma pulchellum var. capitatum
PLANTS: Dichelostemma pulchellum
PLANTS: Hookera pulchella
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2015).

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