This has the typical onion look to it except it's yellow. "The Bloomeria crocea corm has a fibrous exterior and usually produces only one leaf. Plants produce six-petaled golden flowers that are clustered in a loose umbel. When the three-lobed stigma is fertilized, Bloomeria produces capsules that contain small black seeds. The seeds then require three to four years to become a mature plant." - Wikipedia
Dry, grassy area in chaparral. This "is a geophyte from southern California and northern Baja California. It is found along hillsides, in grassland and chaparral edges, and in dry flats."
Lat: 33.03, Long: -117.01
Spotted on Jun 15, 2012
Submitted on Jun 16, 2012