Calflora
Taxon  Report   8128    
Triphysaria eriantha  (Benth.) T.I. Chuang & Heckard
Butter 'n' eggs,  Johnny tuck, Johnnytuck
Triphysaria eriantha
© 2004 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Triphysaria eriantha
© 2009 Terry Dye
Triphysaria eriantha
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Triphysaria eriantha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Triphysaria eriantha
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Triphysaria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orthocarpus erianthus
More information about  Triphysaria eriantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (TRER6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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