Taxon  Report   8148    
Triteleia crocea  (Alph. Wood) Greene
Yellow brodiaea,  Yellow triplet lily, Yellow triteleia
Triteleia crocea
© 2008 Norman Jensen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Triteleia crocea
© 2015 John Doyen
Triteleia crocea
© 2008 Norman Jensen
Triteleia crocea, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Triteleia crocea
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Triteleia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 4.5; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Triteleia crocea var. modesta
ICPN: Triteleia crocea var. crocea
More information about  Triteleia crocea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 21, 2019).