Bohemia Ecological Preserve

The Starflower Brodiaea is a rare serpentine endemic found in the North Coast Ranges of California. Look closely at the center of the flower and notice that the anthers are hooked inward a little, and that there are 2 slender outgrowths on the filaments. (The common Dwarf or Ground Brodiaea does not have these features.) Formerly in the Lily Family, now in the Asparagus family along with Hyacinths because of recent DNA studies.