Brodiaea /ˌbrˈdə, ˌbrdiˈə/,[citation needed] also known by the common name cluster-lilies, is a monocot genus of flowering plants.

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Cluster-lily
Brodiaea californica ssp. leptandra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Brodiaeoideae
Genus: Brodiaea
Sm.
Type species
Brodiaea coronaria
(Salisb.) Jeps.
Synonyms[1]

Hookera Salisb., rejected name

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One school of thought places the genus in the family Themidaceae, while another school of thought places it in the subfamily Brodiaeoideae of the family Asparagaceae.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8] The USDA Plants Database still classifies the genus Brodiaea in the family Liliaceae.[9]

Brodiaea species occur along the Pacific Coast region of North America, from British Columbia throughout California into the Baja California Peninsula.[10] They are especially common in northern California.[1]