Calflora
Taxon  Report   2753    
Dodecatheon clevelandii  Greene  (no longer an active name)
Padre's shooting star,  Padre's shootingstar
Dodecatheon clevelandii
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Dodecatheon clevelandii
© 2007 lara hartley
Dodecatheon clevelandii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Dodecatheon clevelandii
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Family: PRIMULACEAE  
Genus: Dodecatheon
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Primula clevelandii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Primula clevelandii
NOTE: Dodecatheon clevelandii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Dodecatheon clevelandii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (DOCL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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