Trixis californica - American Threefold Large Photo of Trixis californica
Common Name California Trixis, American Threefold
Latin Name Trixis californica
Family Medium
Sunset zones / USDA zones   / 8b-10
Type / Form Shrub - M
Native Habitat Southwest U. S. from 2,000 to 5,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Exposure Full sun
Water None to once per month in summer
Height X Width 3 feet X 3 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Evergreen
Flowers Yellow flowers, 0.5 inches wide (12 mm), in clusters, in late winter to mid-fall
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance None
Propagation Seeds
Pests and Diseases None known
Landscape uses Erosion control, ground cover, rock garden, low maintenance, background
Garden Suitability Thornless
Nature Value Birds eat seeds
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Images http://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/taxa/index.php?taxon=2106&taxauthid=1&cl=New%20Mexico
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trixis_californica
    Images and data http://www.fireflyforest.com/flowers/yellows/yellow26.html
    Images and data http://www.calflora.net/bloomingplants/californiatrixis.html
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Asteraceae/Trixis_californica.html
    Images and data http://wc.pima.edu/Bfiero/tucsonecology/plants/shrubs_trix.htm
    Images and data http://www.wnmu.edu/academic/nspages2/gilaflora/trixis_californica.html
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=TRCA8
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/94401/
    Images and data http://desertmuseumdigitallibrary.org/public/detail.php?id=ASDM01191&sp=Trixis%20californica
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/Trixis/Trixis.htm
    Images and data http://cabezaprieta.org/plant_page.php?id=1346
    Images and data http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/nativeshrubs/trixiscaliforn.htm
    Nursery, images and data http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Trixis+californica+var.+californica
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=TRCA8
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