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Key to Bloomeria

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(For a list of species in Bloomeria, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Filaments leaning away from style, leaving dilated bases separated, not forming cup; style <= ovaryleaves 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   at base, gradually  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  ..... var. aurea

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



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