Taxon  Report   8150    
Triteleia crocea  (Alph. Wood) Greene  var. modesta  (H. M. Hall) Hoover
Trinity mountains pretty face,  Yellow triteleia
Triteleia crocea var. modesta
© 2008 Norman Jensen
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Triteleia crocea var. modesta
© 2000 John Game
Triteleia crocea var. modesta, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Triteleia crocea var. modesta
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Genus: Triteleia
Parent: Triteleia crocea
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Triteleia crocea

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brodiaea crocea var. modesta
PLANTS: Triteleia modesta
ICPN: Brodiaea modesta
More information about  Triteleia crocea var. modesta
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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 16, 2019).