Taxon  Report   1171    
Brodiaea coronaria  (Salisb.) Engl.
Crown brodiaea,  Early harvest brodiaea, Harvest brodiaea
Brodiaea coronaria
© 2014 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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Brodiaea coronaria
© 2004 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Brodiaea coronaria
© 2013 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Brodiaea coronaria, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California.

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Brodiaea coronaria
© 2018 Matthew Allen
Genus: Brodiaea
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Brodiaea coronaria ssp. coronaria
More information about  Brodiaea coronaria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 21, 2019).