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Androstephium breviflorum
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Small-flowered Androstephium
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Androstephium breviflorum

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About Small-flowered Androstephium (Androstephium breviflorum) Androstephium breviflorum is a species of flowering plant known by the common name pink funnel lily. It is native to the southwestern United States from Wyoming to the deserts of eastern California. This is a perennial herb growing from a spherical corm. Its inflorescence is a peduncle up to 30 centimeters tall containing up to 12 white to light lavender funnel-shaped flowers each one or two centimeters long. The fruit is a 3-lobed capsule just over a centimeter long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Max. Height
11.8 in (30 cm)

Flower Color
White, Lavender

Native Status
Natural Setting
Elevation ?
506' - 2769'

Annual Precip. ?
3.7" - 5.4"

Summer Precip. ?
0.71" - 1.39"

Coldest Month ?
49.5° F - 60.6° F

Hottest Month ?
78.4° F - 88.3° F

Humidity ?
7.56 vpd - 42.82 vpd

Landscaping Information
Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Other Names
Common Names
Pink Funnel Lily

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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