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Photo © glados, all rights reserved
37.947445, -122.597437 (Google, OSM)
37.947445, -122.597437
Accuracy: 5m
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Description

A small, purple flower among dead grass.

Jun. 23, 2012 16:39:23 -0700
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Ithuriel's Spear - Photo (c) Franco Folini, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
glados's ID: Ithuriel's Spear (Triteleia laxa)
Posted by glados almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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I am thinking this might be a Brodiaea, possibly B. terrestris or dwarf brodiaea. It is hard for me to tell from the Photo.

Posted by curiousgeorge61 almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Brodiaeas - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: Brodiaeas (Genus Brodiaea)

Yeah, *probably* B. elegans. T. laxa usually has many more flowers per flowering head.

Posted by kueda almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Brodiaeas - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
invertboy's ID: Brodiaeas (Genus Brodiaea)
Posted by invertboy almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Ithuriel's Spear - Photo (c) Franco Folini, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
glados's ID: Ithuriel's Spear (Triteleia laxa)
Themidaceae - Photo (c) Tom Hilton, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: Family Themidaceae, a member of Agaves and Allies (Order Asparagales)
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Brodiaeas - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: Brodiaeas (Genus Brodiaea)
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