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Darkthroat Shootingstar (Dodecatheon pulchellum)
Perennial Forbs Around Las Vegas, Vegetation Around Las Vegas
Darkthroat Shootingstar (Dodecatheon pulchellum)

General: Darkthroat Shootingstar (Dodecatheon pulchellum) is a perennial forb that grows in wet places. The leaves are basal, and the flowering stalks are long and upright. The flowers occur in clusters, with the odd shape of a shooting star.

Darkthroat Shootingstar a fairly common component of vegetation communities in wet places. Around Las Vegas, look for this species along steams, seeps, and other damp places.

Family: Primrose (Primulaceae).

Height: 12-15 inches.

Darkthroat Shootingstar (Dodecatheon pulchellum)

Flowers: Blooms during spring and summer. Flowers purple, petals reflexed.

Habitat: Damp soils.

Elevation: About 3,000 to 11,000 feet.

Distribution:

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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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