Taxon  Report   10457    
Watsonia meriana  (L.) Mill.
Bulbil bugle lily
Watsonia meriana
© 2011 Vernon Smith
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Watsonia meriana
© 2012 John Sayers
Watsonia meriana
© 2015 Asa Spade
Watsonia meriana, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Watsonia meriana
© 2017 Juan de Dios Villarino
Genus: Watsonia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Watsonia angusta
ICPN + PLANTS: Watsonia bulbillifera
ICPN: Watsonia bulbillifer
More information about  Watsonia meriana
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).