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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Monocots
Family  Asparagaceae
Scientific name  Dichelostemma
Rank  Genus
Clade  Angiosperms
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Brodiaeoideae
Higher classification  Liliaceae
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Lower classifications  Dichelostemma capitatum, Dichelostemma ida‑maia, Dichelostemma congestum, Dichelostemma volubile, Dichelostemma multiflorum

Dichelostemma is a genus of North American plants closely related to the genus Brodiaea and sometimes regarded as part of that group.


Dichelostemma Pacific Bulb Society Dichelostemma

Dichelostemma is classified in the cluster-lily subfamily within the asparagus family. in the latest Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification (2009). Older sources often placed it in the lily family; earlier versions of the APG classifications used the family Themidaceae.

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The genus is native to the North America, especially in northern California, but also east to New Mexico and north to British Columbia and south into northwestern Mexico.

Dichelostemma Pacific Bulb Society Dichelostemma

These plants grow from perennial corms that produce a raceme or umbel-like inflorescence. The flowers are bell- or tube-shaped and produce capsules with black seeds. The name, from the Greek for "toothed crown", refers to the stamen appendages.

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Dichelostemma garden plants



  • Dichelostemma capitatum (Benth.) Alph.Wood – Blue Dicks - United States (OR CA NV UT AZ NM), Mexico (Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora)
  • Dichelostemma congestum (Sm.) Kunth - Ookow - Canada (BC), United States (WA OR CA)
  • Dichelostemma ida-maia (Alph.Wood) Greene - Firecracker flower - United States (CA OR)
  • Dichelostemma multiflorum (Benth.) A.Heller - United States (CA OR)
  • Dichelostemma volubile (Kellogg) A.Heller - United States (CA OR)
  • Cultivars
  • Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond' - probably D. ida-maia × D. congestum (sometimes called Dichelostemma congestum).

  • Dichelostemma Dichelostemma capitatum Dichelostemma pulchellum Dichelostemma


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