Taxon  Report   8127    
Triodanis perfoliata  (L.) Nieuwl.
Clasping venus looking glass,  Clasping venus' looking glass
Triodanis perfoliata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Triodanis

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Legousia perfoliata
PLANTS: Specularia perfoliata
PLANTS: Triodanis perfoliata var. perfoliata
More information about  Triodanis perfoliata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Aug 18, 2019).