Calflora
Taxon  Report   2002    
Chlorogalum parviflorum  S. Watson
Small flowered soaproot,  Smallflower soap plant
Chlorogalum parviflorum
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chlorogalum parviflorum
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Chlorogalum parviflorum
© Robert Potts 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Chlorogalum parviflorum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Chlorogalum parviflorum
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Chlorogalum
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Laothoe parviflora
More information about  Chlorogalum parviflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHPA7)

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 12, 2018).

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