Monthly Archives: June 2010

Large-flowered Triplet-lily – Triteleia grandiflora – Added to USWildflowers Database

Large-flowered Triplet-lily, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database.  Scientific name is Triteleia grandiflora.  This plant also also goes by the common names Douglas’s Triteleia and Douglas’s brodiaea, since it was originally collected by David Douglas and classified in the genus Brodiaea.  Photo below was taken Boise National Forest near Boise, Idaho on 06/09/2010.

Large-flowered Triplet-lily - Triteleia grandiflora

Large-flowered Triplet-lily - Triteleia grandiflora

White Mariposa Lily – Calochortus eurycarpus – Added to USWildflowers Database

White Mariposa Lily, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/09/2010.)  Scientific name is Calochortus eurycarpus.  This plant also also goes by the common name Star Tulip.  Photo below was taken at Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge near Nampa, Idaho.

White Mariposa Lily - Calochortus eurycarpus

White Mariposa Lily - Calochortus eurycarpus