Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum
previously Dichelostemma pulchellum
Liliaceae   (Snakelily Family

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April 17, 2005 -Blue Dick growing out from under a Sagebrush plant in the desert southwest of St. George, Washington County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis

syn. Brodiaea capitata, Dichelostemma capitata, Brodiaea pulchella, Dichelostemma lacuna-vernalis
1 to 3 feet tall. Flower 1/2 to 3/4 inches long with blue to violet, tubular to bowl-shaped clusters on reddish stalk. There are 4-5 bronze-purple bracts at base of the flower cluster.  All leaves are basal, long and slender.  The plant seems to rise from the middle of another plant..

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