Chlorogalum angustifolium is a species of flowering plant, known by the common name narrowleaf soap plant.
Chlorogalum angustifolium is a perennial wildflower growing from a fibrous bulb a few centimeters wide. It has narrow basal leaves only a few millimeters wide.
The inflorescence may be up to 70 centimeters long and is composed of several ephemeral flowers which open in the evening and close by the following morning. Each has six tepals about a centimeter long which are white with yellow-green midveins. There are six stamens tipped with large yellow anthers.
The fruit is a capsule 1 to 3 millimeters long.
- Calflora Database: Chlorogalum angustifolium (narrowleaf soap plant, narrow leaved soaproot)
- Jepson Manual eFlora (TJM2) treatment of Chlorogalum angustifolium
- USDA Plants Profile for Chlorogalum angustifolium
- Flora of North America
- UC Photos gallery — Chlorogalum angustifolium
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