Blue Dick (Dichelostemma pulchellum) has a small cluster of light-purple flowers positioned atop a 1 to 2 foot high, leafless stem. Also known as Wild Hyacinth, the Blue Dick is a member of the Amaryllis family. This plant blooms from March through June. These wildflowers grow, mainly on the West Coast of the US, predominantly in Northern and Central California – March – June.
Photo: Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve, California.


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John Butler is a resident of Northern California. A builder, by trade – but spiritually, a naturalist and photographer.

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  • John Butler
    John Butler11 months ago

  • John Butler
    John Butler11 months ago

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixon11 months ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work

  • Thank You Ann

    – John Butler

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaEL11 months ago

    Excellent work John

  • Hi Andrea – Thank You for your compliment.

    – John Butler

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeon11 months ago

    Beautiful capture and great description, John!

  • Thank You Lynn. Wildflowers have pretty much dried up, here in Northern California. Some, still in the higher elevations.

    – John Butler

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder11 months ago

    A wonderful capture

  • Thank You Kala.

    – John Butler

  • lorilee
    lorilee11 months ago


  • Thank You Lorilee. This is such a beautiful wildflower.

    – John Butler

  • Elaine123
    Elaine12311 months ago

  • Thanks so much for this Feature Elaine.

    – John Butler

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder11 months ago


  • MotherNature
    MotherNature11 months ago

    What a beautiful wildflower – such a great blue:>) Congratulations on your feature in Wildflowers of the World – FAVE!

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