Taxon  Report   8154    
Triteleia hyacinthina  (Lindl.) Greene
White brodiaea,  Wild hyacinth
Triteleia hyacinthina
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Triteleia hyacinthina
© 2012 Barry Rice
Triteleia hyacinthina
© 2016 Jim Moore
Triteleia hyacinthina, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Triteleia hyacinthina
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Triteleia
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brodiaea dissimulata
PLANTS: Brodiaea hyacinthina
PLANTS: Brodiaea hyacinthina var. lactea
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More information about  Triteleia hyacinthina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 23, 2019).