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Dodecatheon jeffreyi ssp. jeffreyi

Dodecatheon jeffreyi Van Houtte ssp. jeffreyi

Sierra Shooting Star, Sierra Shootingstar, Tall Mountain Shootingstar

Primulaceae (Primrose family)

Synonym(s): Dodecatheon jeffreyi var. viviparum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , CA , ID , MT , OR , WA , WY
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Dry to moist stream banks, lake shores, bogs, slopes and meadows mainly in montane conifer woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Dodecatheon jeffreyi ssp. jeffreyi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dodecatheon jeffreyi ssp. jeffreyi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dodecatheon jeffreyi ssp. jeffreyi


Record Modified: 2020-12-03
Research By: CBR

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