Taxon  Report   2718    
Dichelostemma capitatum  (Benth.) Alph. Wood
Blue dicks,  Wild hyacinth
Dichelostemma capitatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Dichelostemma
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Alternate Names:
ICPN: Dichelostemma pulchellum var. pulchellum
ICPN: Dichelostemma pulchellum
ICPN: Dichelostemma pulchella
More information about  Dichelostemma capitatum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Aug 18, 2019).