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Bloomeria crocea     

Family: Alliaceae

Plant Characteristics

Zone:     Zone Maps
Native Range: South-western N. America - California.
Habitat: Dry flats and hillsides, often in heavy soils, to 1500 metres[71].
Plant Type: Bulb
Height:    (0.3 meters)
Spread:    (0.1 meters)
Sun: Sun
Water:
Soil: Sandy to Loam - needs well drained soil
Soil pH: Acid to Alkaline
Maintenance:
Growth Rate:
Blooming Season: 5 - 6
Flower Color:
Foliage Color:

  Commom Names
   English - Golden Stars
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Uses

Landscape Uses:
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Edible/Culinary Uses:
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Bulb[177]. It can be eaten raw at any time of the year[257].

Extracts Uses:
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The bulbs can be rubbed on metate(grinding stone) into an adhesive and spread on seed gathering baskets to close the interstices[257].

Resources

General Plant Resources
Munz. (1959). A California Flora. University of California Press
Huxley. A. (1992). The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press

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