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*Kingdom         Plantae – Plants <br>
*Subkingdom         Tracheobionta – Vascular plants  <br>
*Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants <br>
*Division         Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants <br>
*Class         Monocots    
*Order         Asparagales
*Family     Asparagaceae 
*Subfamily:   Brodiaeoideae
*Genus         Brodiaea
*Species        B. coronaria
==Bloom Period==
==Bloom Period==

Revision as of 09:39, 1 May 2012


  • Kingdom Plantae – Plants
  • Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
  • Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
  • Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
  • Class Monocots
  • Order Asparagales
  • Family Asparagaceae
  • Subfamily: Brodiaeoideae
  • Genus Brodiaea
  • Species B. coronaria


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Brodiaea coronaria

Abbreviation: BRCO

Seed sample from: 2009

Average Measurement: 1.9 x 1.1 x 1

Measurement Range: L: 1.4 - 2.75, W: 0.75 - 1.8, D: 0.8 - 1.2


Shape: Seed taking a variety of shapes, mostly wide at the hilium and tapering to a point at the opposite end.

Color: Hilium reddish brown to dark brown. Seed black.

Surface: Seed longitudinally grooved very finely, and glossy. Seed body puckered around hilium.

Could be confused with: Camassia quamash or Camassia leichtlinii

Latitudinal Cross Section: elliptical BRCO-lat-cross.png

Longitudinal Cross Section: obovate BRCO-long-cross.png

Basic Explanations and Assumptions:

The dimensions for the seeds are length x width x depth. The location of the hilum is used as the base of the seed, and the length is measured from hilum to the opposite apex. Where a style is present, the length is measured from the hilum to the bottom of the style. Width is measured at a right angle to the length at the widest part. Depth is measured at a right angle to the intersection of height and width lines.

Measurements included are the mean average for each measurement of ten separate seeds.

All measurements in millimeters unless otherwise noted.