Taxon  Report   13224    
Primula fragrans  Mast & Reveal
Scented shooting star
Primula fragrans, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Dodecatheon redolens

Bloom Period
Genus: Primula
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Dodecatheon redolens
ICPN: Dodecatheon jeffreyi var. redolens
More information about  Primula fragrans
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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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:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).