San Francisco Owls Clover
Origin Of Genus Name: Triphysaria is Greek for "3 bladders" and refers to lower lip pouches on the flower.
Presidio Locations: Found on the serpentine coastal prairie. In the Presidio, two populations are known to exist.
Range In State: Central California coast and San Francisco Bay Area.
Did You Know?
Major Jonathan Letterman--after whom the hospital at the Presidio was renamed in 1911--was the medical director of the Army of the Potomac. A founding father of military medicine, Letterman organized forward first-aid stations, mobile field hospitals, and ambulance services during the Civil War.