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Triodanis biflora (Clasping venus' looking-glass)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Triodanis biflora

Triodanis biflora (Ruiz & Pav.) Greene

Clasping Venus' looking-glass

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

Synonym(s): Specularia biflora, Triodanis perfoliata var. biflora

USDA Symbol: TRBI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple , Violet


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , FL , GA , HI , IL , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , NE , NM , NY , OK , OR , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA

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:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0096 Collected April 16, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0735 Collected Mar 8, 1993 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

Additional resources

USDA: Find Triodanis biflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Triodanis biflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Triodanis biflora


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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