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Pink or Red Flowers ( Other )
Primrose Family (Primulaceae)

Shooting Star
Dodecatheon spp.

Season: Mid-May to Mid July
Habitat:
 Moist Meadows and Woodlands
Height:
 Up to 20 cm

Description: You only need to see this flower once, and you'll never forget it. It is instantly identifiable by its nodding flowers with 5 recurved pink petals. The petals have a yellow base. The stamens protrude beneath the recurved petals adding the last component of this well named flower. The leaves are basal, paddle shaped, and smooth margined. They grow wider towards the tip. The stem is reddish.

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All Material Ward Cameron 2005

 

 

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