Chlorogalum parviflorum is a species of perennial herb known by the common name smallflower soap plant. It is a monocot, native to coastal southern California and Baja California, where it is a member of the coastal sage scrub flora. This perennial wildflower grows from a dark-coated bulb several centimeters wide. The basal leaves have wavy edges. The inflorescence may reach 90 centimeters tall and is made up of many dark-veined white or pinkish flowers. Each flower has six tepals just under a centimeter long which are spread open for only one day. The six stamens are tipped with yellow anthers. The fruit is a capsule a few millimeters long.
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