Dodecatheon pulchellum

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Dark-throated Shooting-star: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Dodecatheon pulchellum
Dark-throated Shooting-star (Dodecatheon pulchellum): Perennial herb freqently found primarily in estuary meadows and above the high tide line on beaches. Has also been found at higher elevation meadows around Juneau, Takhin ridge west of Haines, and at least once on NW Chichagof Island. (Associated with calcareous at upland sites?)

Collections in ARCTOS from throughout the region.

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Other References

  • Muller: gen; open areas, meadows, common
  • Hall 2010: "Open areas, bogs and coastal meadows, mostly at low elevation. Common in SE Alaska...."

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