[Brodiaeas: The Genus Dichelostemma West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bluedicks

Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus

Synonyms: Brodiaea capitata, Brodiaea pulchella, Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, Dichelostemma pulchellum

Sideview of the flower of Bluedicks: Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus (Synonym: Brodiaea capitata, Brodiaea pulchella, Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, Dichelostemma pulchellum)

A close-up sideview of the flower of bluedicks as seen atop Upper Table Rock to the north of Medford, OR........April 4, 2009.

Inflorescence of Bluedicks: Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus (Synonym: Brodiaea capitata, Brodiaea pulchella, Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, Dichelostemma pulchellum) - Inflorescence of Bluedicks: Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus (Synonym: Brodiaea capitata, Brodiaea pulchella, Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, Dichelostemma pulchellum) - Bluedicks: Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus (Synonym: Brodiaea capitata, Brodiaea pulchella, Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, Dichelostemma pulchellum) atop Upper Table Rock to the north of Medford, OR

Close-up images of the inflorescence of bluedicks as seen atop Upper Table Rock to the north of Medford, OR.........April 4, 2009.

Flowers of Bluedicks: Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus (Synonym: Brodiaea capitata, Brodiaea pulchella, Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, Dichelostemma pulchellum) - Bluedicks: Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus (Synonym: Brodiaea capitata, Brodiaea pulchella, Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum, Dichelostemma pulchellum)

Close-up sideview of the flowers of bluedicks as seen atop Upper Table Rock to the north of Medford, OR..........April 28, 2012. The similar Dichelostemma congestum has a perianth tube that is noticeably constricted above the ovary.

Paul Slichter