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Triteleia clementina

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Triteleia clementina
Triteleia clementina
Triteleia clementina
Triteleia clementina

Species Name: Triteleia clementina
Common Name: San Clemente Island triteleia

Large umbels of white flowers. Plant in a perennial border with wildfowers and grasses that can stay dry during summer dormancy.

Plant Family: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Height by Width: 1' H
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Summer dry
Cold Hardy to: 150m
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: List 1B.2 (Fairly endangered in California)
Distribution: San Clemente Island (Channel Islands)
Natural Habitat: Damp clefts, rocky walls

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