Taxon  Report   8132    
Triphysaria micrantha  (Greene ex A. Heller) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Little butter 'n' eggs,  Purplebeak owl's clover
Triphysaria micrantha
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Triphysaria micrantha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Triphysaria micrantha
© 2003 Laura Ann Eliassen
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.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).