Alpine Shooting Star

Dodecatheon alpinum

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Basic Information

Order

Ericales

Family

Primulaceae

Size

4-20 in

Leaf Color

Green

Leaf Complexity

Simple

Leaf Shape

Grasslike

Blooming Season

Summer

Bloom Color

Pink, Yellow

Attracts

Honeybees

Alpine Shooting Star Habitat

Alpine Shooting Stars (Dodecatheon alpinum) are commong in mountain meadows and along streambanks.

Alpine Shooting Star Facts

Alpine Shooting Stars have a deep root system with leaves towards the base of the plant. The smooth stalk ends with 1-9 flowers. The flowers looking like shooting stars with the stalk being the trail.

Alpine Shooting Star Distribution



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