Calflora
Taxon  Report   13068    
Primula pauciflora  (Greene) Mast & Reveal
Beautiful shooting star,  Dark throat shooting star
Primula pauciflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(37 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Family: PRIMULACEAE  
Genus: Primula
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Dodecatheon pulchellum
ICPN: Dodecatheon pulchellum ssp. pulchellum
More information about  Primula pauciflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).