Scientific Name: Triteleia grandiflora
Family Name: Liliaceae
Bloom Period: Spring to summer
Life Span: Perennial
Height: 20-70 cm
Habitat: Scattered and infrequent at low elevations in grasslands and in dry ponderosa pine forests.
Leaf Description: Basal, grass like 1-4 per bulb. Green at the time of flowering.
Flower and Petal Description: Light to deep blue, vase-shaped. Inflorescence of 6-20 flowers arranged in a loose umbrella-shaped cluster.
Stem Description: Fibrous-coated bulbs with leafless stalks.
Fruit Description: Well-seeded capsules.
Medicinal Uses: Native Americans harvested and consumed the bulbs in early spring.
This flower is non-native to the area.