Brodiaea



any of several plants belonging to the genus Brodiaea, of the amaryllis family, native to western North America, having grasslike basal leaves and clusters of usually purplish flowers.
Historical Examples

Field Book of Western Wild Flowers Margaret Armstrong
Field Book of Western Wild Flowers Margaret Armstrong
Field Book of Western Wild Flowers Margaret Armstrong
Francis Drake and the California Indians, 1579 Robert F. Heizer

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