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Species Name: Brodiaea filifolia
Common Name: Thread-Leaved Brodiaea
- A beautiful blue to lavender Brodiaea found in San Diego and Riverside. Threatened by development and off-road vehicle use.
- Plant Family: Liliaceae
- Plant Type: Bulb
- Height by Width: 1' H
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Sun
- Soil Preference: Loam to clay
- Water Requirements: Summer dry
- Cold Hardy to:
- Flower Season: Late spring
- Flower Color: Blue-Purple with Lavender
- Endangered?: List 1B.1 It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as Threatened.
- Distribution: s South Coast (w San Diego Co.), w Peninsular Ranges (Riverside, San Diego cos.).
- Natural Habitat: Grassland, vernal pools
- Care and Maintenance
- Plant the base of the bulb at a depth three times the height of the bulb. Stop watering once the leaves begin to turn brown, but keep leaves on the plant until they turn completely brown.
- Other Names