Shooting Star

Genus Dodecatheon
Primrose Family (Primulaceae)




Shooting Star



Shooting Star
(Dodecatheon pauciflorum)

A small plant which grows in wet spots in our mountain meadows.

It has purplish rose colored blossoms, about an inch long. The fused stamens protrude and usually point downward, while the five petals are swept back and upwards.