Plant family: Liliaceae - Lilly
Plant type: Bulb
Plant origin: N/A, California
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Grassland
Clay, Sand, Sandy Loam
Good in Containers, Lawn Substitute, Tolerant of Clay Soil
Brodiaea jolonensis is a species of flowering plant in the cluster-lily genus known by the common name Chaparral Brodiaea. It has attractive violet blossoms. It is native to the coast and coastal mountain ranges of the southern half of California and northern Baja California. It is a perennial producing an inflorescence up to about 5" tall bearing blue-purple flowers on pedicels 3" long. Each flower has six curving sepals aproximately 1 inch in length. The center of the flower contains three fertile stamens ringed with three prominent sterile stamens called staminodes.
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