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Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pulchellum

Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. ssp. pulchellum

Darkthroat Shootingstar

Primulaceae (Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Dodecatheon pauciflorum, Dodecatheon pauciflorum var. salinum, Dodecatheon pauciflorum var. watsonii, Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pauciflorum, Dodecatheon pulchellum var. shoshonense, Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii, Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii, Dodecatheon pulchellum var. watsonii, Dodecatheon pulchellum var. zionense, Dodecatheon radicatum, Dodecatheon radicatum ssp. watsonii, Dodecatheon salinum, Dodecatheon zionense

USDA Symbol: DOPUP2

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC , MB , SK

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Wet

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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