Brodiaea terrestris

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Brodiaea terrestris
Brodiaea terrestris ssp. terrestris.jpg
Dwarf brodiaea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Brodiaeoideae
Genus: Brodiaea
Species: B. terrestris
Binomial name
Brodiaea terrestris
Kellogg (1859)

Brodiaea terrestris ssp. kernensis
Brodiaea terrestris ssp. terrestris


Hookera terrestris (Kellogg) Britten ex Greene
Sources: IPNI,[1] ITIS[2]

Brodiaea terrestris, the dwarf brodiaea,[2] is a species of plant in the genus Brodiaea that is native to California and Oregon.[3]

In California, it is found in coastal ranges from the Oregon border, through the Bay Area, to San Diego, and in the central Sierra Nevada.

There are two subspecies: [2][3]

  • Brodiaea terrestris ssp. kernensis (Kern brodiaea)
  • Brodiaea terrestris ssp. terrestris (dwarf brodiaea).


  1. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  2. ^ a b c "Brodiaea terrestris Niehaus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 28 June 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Brodiaea terrestris". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 

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