Taxon  Report   2759    
Dodecatheon hendersonii  A. Gray  
(no longer an active name)
Foothill shooting star,  Mosquito bills, Shooting star
Dodecatheon 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.

Bloom Period
Genus: Dodecatheon
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Primula hendersonii

NOTE: Dodecatheon hendersonii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Dodecatheon hendersonii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2020).