|Triteleia crocea var. crocea|
Triteleia crocea is a perennial herb growing from a corm. It produces two or three leaves up to 40 centimeters long by one wide.
The inflorescence arises on an erect stem up to 30 centimeters tall. It is an umbel-like cluster of many flowers each borne on a slender pedicel. The flowers are usually bright yellow but some specimens from the Trinity Mountains have light blue corollas. They may have green stripes. The corolla has six lobes one half to one centimeter long and six stamens with yellow or blue anthers.
The bloom period is May and June.
- Triteleia crocea var. crocea — Yellow triteleia, listed Vulnerable species.
- Triteleia crocea var. modesta — Trinity Mountains pretty face, endemic to Trinity Mountains, listed Vulnerable species.
- Calflora Database: Triteleia crocea (Yellow triplet lily, Yellow triteleia)
- Jepson Manual eFlora (TJM2) treatment of Triteleia crocea[permanent dead link]
- USDA Plants Profile for Triteleia crocea (yellow triteleia)
- UC CalPhotos gallery: Triteleia crocea
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