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Jeffrey's Shootingstar - Dodecatheon jeffreyi
Other Names:  Primula jeffreyi


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Scapes 10–60 cm. Leaves mostly glabrous; the blade oblong, 3–25 cm long, entire to serrulate. Umbel glandular, of 3 to 10 flowers; pedicels 1–4 cm long. Flowers sometimes 4-merous; corolla lobes 8–20 mm long, pink to purple (white), darker than the tube, often glandular; base of anther tube purple, horizontally wrinkled; calyx glandular, filaments <1 mm long. Capsule ovoid, 6–12 mm long, operculate, valves splitting below the operculum (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to CA, ID, MT and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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Habitat
Meadows, wet, open forest, along streams; upper montane to upper subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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