Taxon  Report   2763 
Dodecatheon subalpinum  Eastw.  (not an active name; please see Primula subalpina)
Sierra shooting star,  Sierra shootingstar
Dodecatheon subalpinum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Genus: Dodecatheon
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR accepted name: Primula subalpina
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PLANTS: Dodecatheon hendersonii var. yosemitanum
TJM2: Primula subalpina
NOTE: Dodecatheon subalpinum 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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2017).

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