Steershead

Dicentra uniflora

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  • Steershead | Steershead (Dicentra uniflora) in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Photo: NPS
  • Steershead | Steershead (Dicentra uniflora) in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Photo: NPS
  • Steershead | Steershead (Dicentra uniflora) in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Photo: NPS
  • Steershead | Steershead (Dicentra uniflora) in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Photo: NPS
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Basic Information

Order

Ranunculales

Family

Papaveraceae

Size

1-4 in

Leaf Color

Green

Blooming Season

Late Winter - Summer

Bloom Color

White, Pink Purple

Attracts

Butterflies

Steershead Habitat

Steershead (Dicentra uniflora) is a tiny wildflower native to the northern Rocky and Cascade Mountain Ranges. It does best in well drained soil and is commonly found in open woods and sagebrush areas.

Steershead Facts

Steershead (Dicentra uniflora) is a small interesting wildflower whose bloom resembles a steers skull. Its flower and leaves grow on separate stems that are attached to the root. To see one in the wild, head to Yellowstone National Park and keep your eyes peeled for his tiny flowers near sagebrush.

Steershead Distribution



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