Taxon  Report   1179    
Brodiaea jolonensis  Eastw.
Chaparral brodiaea,  Dwarf brodiaea, Jolon brodiaea
Brodiaea jolonensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Brodiaea jolonensis
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Brodiaea jolonensis
© 2005 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Brodiaea jolonensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Brodiaea jolonensis
© 2017 Douglas Gordon-Blackwood
Genus: Brodiaea
Communities: Valley Grassland, Sagebrush Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Brodiaea jolonensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Brodiaea:  named for James Brodie (1744-1824), Scottish botanist (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

jolonensis:  presumably named after the town of Jolon (pronounced ho-lone), California or the Jolon Valley located in Monterey County (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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 18, 2019).