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Primula incana

Primula incana M.E. Jones

Silvery Primrose

Primulaceae (Primrose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PRIN

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AK , CO , ID , MT , ND , UT , WY
Canada: AB
Native Habitat: Swamp/Marsh

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL FACW OBL
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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Primula incana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Primula incana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Primula incana

Metadata

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

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