Taxon  Report   7931 
Tellima grandiflora  (Pursh) Douglas ex Lindl.
Bigflower tellima,  Fringe cups
Tellima grandiflora
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Tellima grandiflora
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Tellima grandiflora
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Tellima grandiflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Tellima grandiflora
© 2007 Matt Below
Genus: Tellima
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Tellima odorata
More information about  Tellima grandiflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 15, 2018).

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