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Bonneville Shootingstar - Dodecatheon conjugens
Other Names:  Primula conjugens


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Scapes 6–30 cm. Leaves glabrous to glandular-hairy; the blade oblanceolate to spatulate, 1–10 cm long, entire. Umbel of 1 to 7 flowers; pedicels 1–6 cm long. Flowers: corolla lobes 6–18 mm long; connectives purple, horizontally wrinkled; filaments 1 mm or less long, calyx glabrous to glandular. Capsule narrowly obovoid to cylindric, 10–15 mm long, operculate (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Lesica (2012) recognizes varieties conjugens and viscidum (Piper) H. Mason ex H. St. John.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to SK south to CA, NV and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 66

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Habitat
Vernally moist soil of grasslands and dry, open forest; valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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