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Few-flower Shootingstar - Dodecatheon pulchellum
Other Names:  Dodecatheon cusickii, Dodecatheon pauciflorum, Primula pauciflora


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Scapes 2–40 cm. Leaves glabrous to glandular; the blade oblanceolate to obovate, 1–10 cm long, entire. Umbel glabrous to glandular, of 1 of 10 flowers; pedicels 5–45 mm long. Flowers: corolla lobes 6–16 mm long; connectives purple, smooth or longitudinally wrinkled; calyx glabrous, often purple-spotted. Capsule ovoid-cylindrical, 5–12 mm long, opening by 5 valves splitting to the tip (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to Man. south to CA, AZ, CO and NE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 158

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