Triteleia hendersonii

Henderson's Stars

Stem erect, umbel at top. Basal leaves 2–3, narrow, about same length as stem, often withered by flowering. Umbels loose, with 6–15 flowers. Flowers pale to salmon yellow, midveins dark blue to brown, tube funnel-shaped, with 6 segments slightly longer, opening wide, 6 blue anthers. Grows in rocky soils in canyons and on hillsides. The rare T. crocea, found in Jackson County, has bright yellow lobes; grows in open conifer forests and on dry slopes.

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--12 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes