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Triteleiopsis palmeri

Blue Sand-lily

Triteleiopsis palmeri
Triteleiopsis palmeri
Triteleiopsis palmeri

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: sand dunes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: basal and sheathing
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear or grasslike
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: blue
Flowering period2: Mar. to Apr.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asparagaceae (asparagus family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Themidaceae
Synonym(s)1: Brodiaea palmeri
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Tinajas Altas area
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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