Calflora
Taxon  Report   13225    
Primula hendersonii  (A. Gray) Mast & Reveal
Mosquito bill
Primula hendersonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Primula hendersonii
© 2015 Steve Matson
Primula hendersonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Primula hendersonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Primula hendersonii
© 2018 Doug Zimmerman
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

ICPN accepted name:
Dodecatheon hendersonii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Dodecatheon hendersonii
ICPN: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. cruciatum
ICPN: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hansenii
. . .
More information about  Primula hendersonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.