Taxon  Report   2759 
Dodecatheon hendersonii  A. Gray   (not an active name; please see Primula hendersonii)
Shooting Star,  foothill shooting star, mosquito bills
Dodecatheon hendersonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dodecatheon hendersonii
© 2009 Keir Morse
Dodecatheon hendersonii
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Dodecatheon hendersonii
© 2009 Keir Morse
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Dodecatheon
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Jepson eFlora accepted name: Primula hendersonii
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TJM2: Primula hendersonii
 NOTE: Dodecatheon hendersonii is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 05, 2015).

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