Calflora
Taxon  Report   2752    
Dodecatheon alpinum  (A. Gray) Greene  
(no longer an active name)
Alpine shooting star,  Alpine shootingstar
Dodecatheon alpinum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: PRIMULACEAE  
Genus: Dodecatheon

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Primula tetrandra

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Primula tetrandra
NOTE: Dodecatheon alpinum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Dodecatheon alpinum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DOAL)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 11, 2020).