Taxon  Report   8155    
Triteleia ixioides  (W. T. Aiton) Greene
Golden brodiaea,  Pretty face, Prettyface
Triteleia ixioides
© 2018 Jay Chamberlain
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Triteleia ixioides
© 2015 Karen Swift
Triteleia ixioides
© 2005 Steven Thorsted
Triteleia ixioides, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Triteleia ixioides
© 2011 Daniel Russell
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Triteleia ixioides
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 20, 2019).