Starflower (Trientalis borealis)


Trientalis Borealis, or more commonly know as 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 Borealis or Starflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Trientalis
  • Family: Primulaceae
  • Order: Primulales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: GA (E) IL (T) KY (E) TN (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: GA (northern starflower) IL (star-flower) KY (northern starflower) TN (northern starflower)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FAC+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FAC) 3(FAC+) 9(FACW*) 0(NI)

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