Calflora
Taxon  Report   8150    
Triteleia crocea  (Alph. Wood) Greene  var. modesta  (H. M. Hall) Hoover
Trinity mountains pretty face,  Yellow triteleia
Triteleia crocea var. modesta, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
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Observation Search
(20 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: THEMIDACEAE  
Genus: Triteleia
Parent: Triteleia crocea

Ultramafic affinity: 4.1; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

JEF other name:
Triteleia crocea

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brodiaea crocea var. modesta
PLANTS: Triteleia modesta
ICPN: Brodiaea modesta
More information about  Triteleia crocea var. modesta
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (TRCRM)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 11, 2020).