Triteleia laxa

Wally Basket

Stem erect. Leaves 8–15 in., narrow, with rib down back. Flowers in wide loose head on stalks 1/3–3 in. long, blue, purple-blue, or white, long funnel-shaped tube with ovary, style hidden inside, anthers attached at 2 levels, blue or white pollen. Grows in clay soils in open woods, grassy areas, from coast to fairly high elevations. Often planted in gardens.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--4 feet
  • Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes

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