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butter and eggs
Triphysaria eriantha
butter and eggs Broomrape/Paintbrush
Triphysaria eriantha Orobanchaceae
common names
  butter and eggs
  Johnny Tuck
accepted scientific name
  Triphysaria eriantha (Benth.) T.I. Chuang & Heckard
rules for finding collection records
  Orthocarpus erianthus (394)
  Triphysaria eriantha (1707)
  exclude Orthocarpus erianthus micranthus
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Tom Hilton
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Three petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.4 to 1.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru 2nd week of June

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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