Calflora
Taxon  Report   2722    
Dichelostemma ida-maia  (Alph. Wood) Greene
Firecracker brodiaea,  Firecracker flower
Dichelostemma ida-maia
© 2018 Saskia Raether
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Dichelostemma ida-maia
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Dichelostemma ida-maia
© 2003 Hartmut Wisch
Dichelostemma ida-maia, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Dichelostemma ida-maia
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: THEMIDACEAE  
Genus: Dichelostemma
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brevoortia ida-maia
PLANTS: Brodiaea ida-maia
ICPN: Brodiaea venusta
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More information about  Dichelostemma ida-maia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (DIID)

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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).