Taxon  Report   8160 
Triteleia laxa  Benth.
Ithuriel's spear
Triteleia laxa
© 2011 George Jackson
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Triteleia laxa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Triteleia laxa
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Triteleia laxa, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Triteleia laxa
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Triteleia
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Brodiaea laxa var. candida
PLANTS: Brodiaea laxa var. nimia
PLANTS: Brodiaea laxa var. tracyi
PLANTS: Brodiaea laxa
PLANTS: Triteleia angustiflora
More information about  Triteleia laxa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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