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Trientalis europaea ssp. arctica (Arctic starflower)
Weyand, Phyllis

Trientalis europaea ssp. arctica

Trientalis europaea L. ssp. arctica (Fisch. ex Hook.) Hultén

Arctic Starflower, Northern Starflower

Primulaceae (Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Trientalis arctica, Trientalis europaea var. arctica


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

Northern Starflower (Trientalis europaea ssp. arctica), which grows in wet places from Alaska south to northwestern California, has white flowers and obovate leaves.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AK , CA , ID , OR , WA
Canada: BC , SK

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-07-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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