Triphysaria eriantha ssp. eriantha

Butter And Eggs

Plant erect, purplish or reddish, with fine hairs and glistening glands. Leaves green, divided into 3–5 lobes; upper leaves, bracts tipped red. Inflorescence is a dense head of deep yellow club-shaped flowers; lower lip consists of 3 deep pouches. Grows in large masses in grasslands and foothills.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Spring
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 4--12 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: Rogue Valley
  • Native: Yes

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