Liliaceae
Triteleia grandiflora var. howellii

Bicolor Triteleia

Stem erect. Leaves 2–3, narrow, 4–16 in. long, with ridge down back side. Flowers 5–20 in loose head. Flower is a tube about 1 in. long, 6 lobes with flat edges, white with blue midveins or blue with darker-colored midveins that show on back of buds. Anthers broad on flat filaments all attached at the same level. Grows in grasslands, open shrublands.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--2 feet
  • Habitat: Coastal, Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: Siskiyous, West Gorge, East Gorge, Great Basin, Wallowas, Steens
  • Native: Yes