White Shootingstar (Dodecatheon dentatum)


Dodecatheon Dentatum, or more commonly know as White Shootingstar, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Dodecatheon. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Dodecatheon Dentatum or White Shootingstar's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Dodecatheon
  • Family: Primulaceae
  • Order: Primulales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC- FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 7(NI) 8(FAC) 9(FAC-)

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