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Key to Bloomeria

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1. Filaments leaning away from style, leaving dilated bases separated, not forming cup; style <= ovary; leaves 2–8, 1–3 mm wide ..... B. clevelandii

1' Filaments parallel to style, dilated bases forming nectar cup; style > ovary; leaves 1–2, 3–15 mm wide

2. Scape 5–10 cm; perianth lobes ascending at base, gradually spreading above; leaves generally 1–2 ..... B. humilis

2' Scape 15–70 cm; perianth lobes abruptly spreading at base; leaves generally 1 ..... B. crocea

3. Nectar cup cusps < 1 mm ..... var. crocea

3' Nectar cup cusps > 1 mm

4. Nectar cup cusps 1–2 mm, < 1/2 filaments, tips acute ..... var. aurea

4' Nectar cup cusps 3–3.5 mm, ± 1/2 filaments, tips tapered ..... var. montana


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