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Brodiaea jolonensis  Eastw.
Chaparral brodiaea,   Dwarf brodiaea,   Jolon brodiaea
Brodiaea jolonensis is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Genus: Brodiaea
Family: Themidaceae  
(Liliaceae)
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Information about  Brodiaea jolonensis from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRJO)

Photos on Calflora

Photos on CalPhotos

Google Images

Photos on iNaturalist

ID Tips on PlantID.net

Brodiaea: named for James Brodie (1744-1824), Scottish botanist (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

jolonensis: presumably named after the town of Jolon (pronounced ho-lone), California or the Jolon Valley located in Monterey County (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/07/2022).