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Dodecatheon meadia

Common Name(s):
Shooting stars
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Spring
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Basal cluster of narrowly elliptic to top-shaped leaves, 3-10 in. long; leaf bases often marked with red
Flower:
1 in. flower has five lilac, pink or white petals, white point backward; stamens form a beak-like cone in the center; flowers are arranged in an umbel and nod from the end of a leafless flower stalk 8-20 in. tall
Site:
Partial shade; rich, moist wood, meadows, cliffs
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2560

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