Taxon  Report   10740    
Bloomeria clevelandii  S. Watson
San diego goldenstar
Bloomeria clevelandii
© 2005 Vince Scheidt
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Bloomeria clevelandii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders, Baja California.
also called Muilla clevelandii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Bloomeria clevelandii
© 2005 Vince Scheidt
Genus: Bloomeria
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Muilla clevelandii

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Muilla clevelandii
More information about  Bloomeria clevelandii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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).