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Primula pauciflora var. pauciflora
dark-throated shooting star

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Great Plains.

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees


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Accepted Name:
Primula pauciflora (Greene) A.R. Mast & Reveal var. pauciflora

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Dodecatheon pauciflorum Greene
Dodecatheon pauciflorum Greene var. monanthum Greene
Dodecatheon pauciflorum Greene var. watsonii (Tidestr.) C.L. Hitchc.
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. ssp. monanthum (Greene) H.J. Thomp. ex Munz
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. ssp. pauciflorum (Greene) Hultén
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. ssp. pulchellum
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. ssp. watsonii (Tidestr.) H.J. Thomp.
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. var. pulchellum
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. var. shoshonense (A. Nelson) Reveal
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Raf.) Merr. var. watsonii (Tidestr.) B. Boivin
Dodecatheon radicatum Greene
Dodecatheon radicatum Greene ssp. monanthum (Greene) H.J. Thomp.
Dodecatheon radicatum Greene ssp. watsonii (Tidestr.) H.J. Thomp.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Primula pauciflora var. pauciflora in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Primula pauciflora var. pauciflora checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Primula pauciflora var. pauciflora information.

E-Flora BC: Primula pauciflora var. pauciflora atlas page.

CalPhotos: Primula pauciflora var. pauciflora photos.

USDA Plants: Primula pauciflora var. pauciflora information.

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