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Primula clevelandii  (Greene) Mast & Reveal
Padre's shooting star
Primula clevelandii is a perennial herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
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Subspecies and Varieties:
Genus: Primula
Family: Primulaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFDodecatheon clevelandii
Information about  Primula clevelandii from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 01/31/2023).