logo Calflora, a 501c3 non-profit
Taxon  Report  
Dichelostemma capitatum  (Benth.) Alph. Wood  ssp. pauciflorum  (Torr.) Keator

(not an active name)

Bluedicks,   Few flowered blue dicks
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorum is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Parent: Dichelostemma capitatum
Genus: Dichelostemma
Family: Themidaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFBrodiaea capitata var. pauciflora
PLANTSBrodiaea pulchella var. pauciflora
JEFDichelostemma pauciflorum
PLANTSDichelostemma pulchellum var. pauciflorum
JEFDipterostemon pauciflorus
Information about  Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorum from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on Calflora

Photos on CalPhotos

Google Images

Photos on iNaturalist

ID Tips on PlantID.net

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/18/2024).