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|Family: Themidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Brodiaea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Brodiaea pallida Hoover
Inflorescence: scape 10--20 cm, slender; pedicels <= 3.5 cm. Flower: perianth 19--28 mm, tube 7.5--12.5 mm, +- urn-shaped, +- narrowed above ovary, thin, opaque, not splitting in fruit, lobes 10.5--16.5 mm, violet near tips, paler toward base, ascending to spreading, outer 3--4.5 mm wide, inner 4--5.5 mm wide; staminodes near stamens, 7--9.5 mm, white, in width >= outer perianth lobes, margins flat to 1/2 inrolled above middle, tip deep-notched; filaments 2--3 mm, winged, V- or Y-shaped in ×-section, anthers 4--5.5 mm, abaxially with prominent, finger-like papillae; ovary 3--5 mm, style 7--9.5 mm. Chromosomes: n=6.
Ecology: Intermittent streambeds, vernal swales, serpentine or not; Elevation: 160--390 m. Bioregional Distribution: n&c SNF (Calaveras, Tuolumne cos.). Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Hybrids with Brodiaea elegans reported.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Chris Pires & Robert E. Preston
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Brodiaea orcuttii
Next taxon: Brodiaea rosea
Citation for this treatment: J. Chris Pires & Robert E. Preston 2017. Brodiaea pallida, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16151, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.