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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Primula suffrutescens A. Gray
USDA Symbol: PRSU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Leafless stalks growing above mats of basal leaf rosettes and topped by 2-9 deep pink to reddish-lavender flowers in an umbel.
This plant is extremely small and often overlooked, but it is one of our handsomest native species.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
Mountains of northern California south through Sierra Nevada. Native Habitat:
Rocky areas at high elevations.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FAC || FAC |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff