Taxon: Triteleia hyacinthina (Lindl.) Greene

Genus: Triteleia
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Brodiaeoideae
Nomen number: 412318
Place of publication: Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 2:142. 1887
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jun-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • fool's-onion  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • hyacinth brodiaea  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • white brodiaea  (Source: F CalifJep) - English
  • wild hyacinth  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • liten bukettlilja  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Idaho, Oregon, Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California, Nevada
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia


  • Abrams, L. Illustrated flora of the Pacific states. (IllF PacifSt)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. The vascular plants of British Colombia. 1994 (F BritCol)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)


Check other web resources for Triteleia hyacinthina (Lindl.) Greene :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image