Calflora
Taxon  Report   8132    
Triphysaria micrantha  (Greene ex A. Heller) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Little butter 'n' eggs,  Purplebeak owl's clover
Triphysaria micrantha
© 2003 Laura Ann Eliassen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Triphysaria micrantha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Triphysaria micrantha
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Triphysaria
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Orthocarpus bidwelliae var. micranthus
ICPN + PLANTS: Orthocarpus erianthus var. micranthus
ICPN + PLANTS: Orthocarpus micranthus
More information about  Triphysaria micrantha
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 (TRMI16)

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 15, 2018).

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