Taxon  Report   2719    
Dichelostemma capitatum  (Benth.) Alph. Wood  ssp. capitatum 
Blue dicks,  Bluedicks, Wild hyacinth
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. 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
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Brodiaea capitata var. insularis
JEF: Dipterostemon insularis
JEF + PLANTS: Dichelostemma lacuna-vernalis
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More information about  Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. 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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).