Taxon  Report   2762 
Dodecatheon redolens  (H.M. Hall) H.J. Thompson  (not an active name; please see Primula fragrans)
Scented shooting star,  Scented shootingstar
Dodecatheon redolens
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
Dodecatheon redolens, 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.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Dodecatheon redolens
© 2009 lara hartley
Genus: Dodecatheon
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Dodecatheon redolens

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR accepted name: Primula fragrans
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Dodecatheon jeffreyi var. redolens
TJM2: Primula fragrans
NOTE: Dodecatheon redolens is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Dodecatheon redolens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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:   (Accessed: Feb 23, 2018).

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