Taxon  Report   2725    
Dichelostemma volubile  (Kellogg) A. Heller
Twining brodiaea,  Twining snakelily
Dichelostemma volubile
© 2015 John Doyen
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Dichelostemma volubile
© 2018 Tim Lewis
Dichelostemma volubile
© 2009 Keir Morse
Dichelostemma volubile, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Dichelostemma volubile
© 2018 William Checkvala
Genus: Dichelostemma
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brodiaea volubilis
PLANTS: Dichelostemma californicum
PLANTS: Macroscapa volubilis
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This plant is available commercially.
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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).