Calflora
Taxon  Report   1182    
Brodiaea orcuttii  (Greene) Baker
Orcutt's brodiaea
Brodiaea orcuttii
© 2010 Larry Sward
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Brodiaea orcuttii
© 2014 Keir Morse
Brodiaea orcuttii, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Brodiaea orcuttii
© 2001 Ellen Friedman & Ted Dunning
Family: THEMIDACEAE  
Genus: Brodiaea
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hookera orcuttii
More information about  Brodiaea orcuttii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BROR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).