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Triantha glutinosa (Michx.) Baker
False Asphodel, Sticky tofieldia
Synonym(s): Narthecium glutinosum, Tofieldia glutinosa, Tofieldia glutinosa ssp. glutinosa, Tofieldia racemosa var. glutinosa
USDA Symbol: trgl5
Leafy only in the lower part, glandular in the upper part, with many tiny white flowers in a dense, often interrupted, cluster at top.
The species name glutinosa refers to the sticky, glandular hairs on the stem beneath the flower clusters.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
, WV Canada: BC
, ON Native Distribution:
Across Canada; south to central California, Idaho, and Wyoming in the West. Native Habitat:
Wet places, meadows, and alpine ridges.
National Wetland Indicator Status
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.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff