Calflora
Taxon  Report   13225    
Primula hendersonii  (A. Gray) Mast & Reveal
Mosquito bill
Primula hendersonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Primula hendersonii
© 2017 Robert Barnard
Primula hendersonii
© 2017 Michelle Bosch
Primula hendersonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Primula hendersonii
© 2016 Robert Barnard
Family: PRIMULACEAE  
Genus: Primula
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

ICPN accepted name:
Dodecatheon hendersonii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Dodecatheon hendersonii
ICPN: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. cruciatum
ICPN: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hansenii
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More information about  Primula hendersonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).