Brodiaea elegans

Elegant Brodiaea

Stem erect. Leaves 1–3 from base, withering before bloom time. Flowers lavender-blue to deep purple; petals ascending, with recurved tips; concave to flat staminodes are erect, do not lean inward. Grows in grasslands, on thin soils in meadows, open woodlands, below 7000 ft.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--20 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes