Taxon  Report   2719 
Dichelostemma capitatum  (Benth.) Alph. Wood  ssp. capitatum 
Blue dicks,  Bluedicks, Wild hyacinth
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum
© 2018 Gary McDonald
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Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Dichelostemma
Parent Record Dichelostemma capitatum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Brodiaea capitata
PLANTS: Brodiaea pulchella
PLANTS: Dichelostemma lacuna-vernalis
PLANTS: Dichelostemma pulchellum var. capitatum
PLANTS: Dichelostemma pulchellum
PLANTS: Hookera pulchella
ICPN: Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. lacuna-vernalis
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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: Aug 14, 2018).

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