Taxon  Report   2006    
Chlorogalum pomeridianum  (DC.) Kunth  var. pomeridianum 
Common soaproot,  Wavyleaf soap plant
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
© 2003 George Jackson
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Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
© 2002 Margo Bors
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
© 2018 Karen Scheuermann
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Laothoe pomeridiana
More information about  Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).