Calflora
Taxon  Report   1101    
Bloomeria crocea  (Torr.) Coville
Common goldenstar,  Golden star
Bloomeria crocea
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Bloomeria crocea
© 2003 Michael Charters
Bloomeria crocea
© 2006 Steve Matson
Bloomeria crocea, 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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Bloomeria crocea
© 2017 Kristin Sabo
Family: THEMIDACEAE  
Genus: Bloomeria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Allium croceum
More information about  Bloomeria crocea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BLCR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).