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, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Primula pauciflora

Bloom Period
Family: PRIMULACEAE  
Genus: Dodecatheon
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Primula pauciflora

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Dodecatheon pulchellum var. monanthum
ICPN: Dodecatheon pulchellum var. shoshonense
ICPN: 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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).