Taxon  Report   2761 
Dodecatheon pulchellum  (Raf.) Merr.  (not an active name; please see Primula pauciflora)
Dark throated shooting star,  Darkthroat shootingstar
Dodecatheon pulchellum
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Dodecatheon pulchellum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [4.2] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Dodecatheon pulchellum
© 2005 Robert Sivinski
Genus: Dodecatheon
Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR + CNPS accepted name: Primula pauciflora
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TJM2: Dodecatheon pulchellum var. monanthum
TJM2: Dodecatheon pulchellum var. shoshonense
TJM2: Primula pauciflora
NOTE: Dodecatheon pulchellum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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