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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Trixis californica Kellogg
American threefold, Trixis
Synonym(s): Trixis californica var. californica
USDA Symbol: TRCA8
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A very leafy, branched shrub, often much broader than tall, with small, yellow, rayless flower heads among lanceolate leaves.
The genus name, from the Greek word meaning threefold, refers to the 3-lobed corolla.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
, TX Native Distribution:
Southern California east to western Texas and south to northern Mexico. Native Habitat:
Rocky, desert slopes.
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:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
Record Last Modified: 2010-04-17
Research By: TWC Staff