Taxon  Report   2720    
Dichelostemma capitatum  (Benth.) Alph. Wood  ssp. pauciflorum  (Torr.) Keator
Bluedicks,  Few flowered blue dicks
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorum
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorum
© 2014 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorum
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorum
© 2004 James M. Andre
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brodiaea pulchella var. pauciflora
PLANTS: Dichelostemma pulchellum var. pauciflorum
More information about  Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorum
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 18, 2019).