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Triteleia hyacinthina (Lindl.) Greene
Synonym(s): Brodiaea dissimulata, Brodiaea hyacinthina, Brodiaea hyacinthina var. lactea, Hesperoscordum hyacinthinum
USDA Symbol: TRHY3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
White, rarely pale blue, bowl-shaped flowers in an umbel atop a stem with long, narrow, grass-like leaves at base.
The delicate, white, bowl-shaped flowers are unusual among the members of Triteleia and serve to distinguish this species, which perhaps appeared hyacinth-like to the naming botanist. At one time this species was included in the genus Brodiaea, hence its common name.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
, WA Canada: BC Native Distribution:
Southern British Columbia south to northern two-thirds of California and east to northern Nevada and Idaho. Native Habitat:
Grassy flats, especially low spots moist in spring, and in open areas in brush and forests.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FAC || FAC |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Oregon Native Plant Nursery
- Woodburn, OR
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, CANative Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff