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Triteleia lugens  Greene
Coast range triplet lily,   Coast range triteleia
Triteleia lugens is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).
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Observation Search
~134 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Triteleia
Family: Themidaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFBrodiaea ixioides var. lugens
JEF + PLANTSBrodiaea lugens
JEFBrodiaea lutea var. lugens
JEF + PLANTSCalliprora ixioides var. lugens
JEFCalliprora lugens
Information about  Triteleia lugens from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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[explorer.natureserve.org] Limited Range: Triteleia lugens is endemic to California and known from Lake, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, Solano, and Sonoma counties (CNPS 2001). (link added by Mary Ann Machi)

[floranorthamerica.org] Limited Range, Difference of Blossom Colors: Triteleia lugens has a disjunct distribution, being found in Lake, Napa, and Solano counties north of San Francisco Bay (with pale yellow flowers), and 140 miles away in Monterey and San Benito counties south of San Francisco Bay (with bright yellow flowers). (link added by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/16/2024).