Found on side of trail with others near by. Growing in hard dirt that is dry.
at side of trail, in fescue, in bright sun, about 80 degrees out, bright sunlight, near coyote bush, leather oak, and scrub oak. also near some manzanitas.
right at the edge of a meadow, in shade of coast live oak, next to coyote bush. growing in duff. near one other plant.
Round Top Lake, Alpine County, CA
The flower was located in a semi-shady area at the edge of a grassy area. The soil was dry. Five of the same flower were within an eight foot radius. The flower was a bright violet color. In the center there were three small white petals pressed against the larger outer petals. The flower buds were long and pointed.
Brodiaeoideae are a monocot subfamily of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, order Asparagales. They have been treated as a separate family, Themidaceae. They are native to Central America and western North America, from British Columbia to Guatemala. The name of the subfamily is based on the type genus Brodiaea.