Calflora
Taxon  Report   2761    
Dodecatheon pulchellum  (Raf.) Merr.  
(no longer an active name; please see Primula pauciflora)
Dark throated shooting star,  Darkthroat shootingstar
Dodecatheon pulchellum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Primula pauciflora
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

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN + CNPS other name:
Primula pauciflora

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

USDA PLANTS Profile (DOPU)


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).