Taxon  Report   1181    
Brodiaea minor  (Benth.) S. Watson
Dwarf brodiaea,  Low brodiaea
Brodiaea minor
© 2015 John Doyen
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Brodiaea minor
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Brodiaea minor
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Brodiaea minor, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Brodiaea minor
© 2004 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Genus: Brodiaea
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 2.2; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brodiaea grandiflora var. minor
PLANTS: Hookera minor
ICPN + PLANTS: Brodiaea purdyi
More information about  Brodiaea minor
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).