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Plant    Species Name:
Triteleia grandiflora Lindl.
syn. Brodiaea douglasii S. Wats.
syn. Brodiaea grandiflora (Lindl.) J.F. Macbr.

Common Name:
largeflower triteleia, wild hyacinth


Celilo Falls, Washington
Just below Celilo Falls at the narrow of the Columbia river
  April 20, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Triteleia grandiflora (PH-LC 219).

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Journal Entries:

Capt. Lewis, April 17, 1806--there is a species of hiasinth in these plains the bulb of which the natives eat either boiled baked or dryed ...  more>>

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collected by T. Howell, Umatilla Co., Oregon, 1 May 1882

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Triteleia grandiflora (A.Huber)

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Triteleia grandiflora var. grandiflora (M. Rivers Smith)

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