Calflora
Taxon  Report   8154    
Triteleia hyacinthina  (Lindl.) Greene
White brodiaea,  Wild hyacinth
Triteleia hyacinthina
© 2018 Julian Geoghegan
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Triteleia hyacinthina
© 2012 Barry Rice
Triteleia hyacinthina
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Triteleia hyacinthina, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Triteleia hyacinthina
© 2016 Jim Moore
Family: THEMIDACEAE  
Genus: Triteleia
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brodiaea dissimulata
PLANTS: Brodiaea hyacinthina var. lactea
PLANTS: Brodiaea hyacinthina
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More information about  Triteleia hyacinthina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (TRHY3)

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 19, 2018).

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