Calflora
Taxon  Report   2763    
Dodecatheon subalpinum  Eastw.  
(no longer an active name)
Sierra shooting star,  Sierra shootingstar
Dodecatheon subalpinum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
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

Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Primula subalpina

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Dodecatheon hendersonii var. yosemitanum
NOTE: Dodecatheon subalpinum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Dodecatheon subalpinum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DOSU)


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).