Arctic Starflower (Trientalis europaea)


Trientalis Europaea, or more commonly know as Arctic Starflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Trientalis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Trientalis Europaea or Arctic Starflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of California, Michigan, Oregon, South Carolina and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Trientalis
  • Family: Primulaceae
  • Order: Primulales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 9(NI) 0(NI) A(FAC)