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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Triteleia grandiflora var. grandiflora Lindl.
Large-flower Tritelia, Largeflower triteleia
USDA Symbol: trgrg2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Pale or deep blue, narrowly bell-shaped flowers bloom in an umbel at the top of a leafless stem that has one or two grass-like basal leaves.
The ruffled, petal-like segments make this flower unusual. Howells Triteleia, (T. howelii), from southern British Columbia to northern Oregon near the Cascade Mountains, has much shorter flower stalks and only slightly ruffled petal-like segments that vary from white to blue.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
ID , MT , OR , UT , WA , WY Native Distribution:
Southern British Columbia south on the east side of the Cascade Mountains to southeastern Oregon; eastward to western Montana, western Wyoming, and northern Utah. Native Habitat:
In grassy areas, among sagebrush, or in pine forests. USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff