(Dodecatheon)

 Primulaceae

The World Botanical Associates Web Page
Prepared by Richard W. Spjut
August 2005, Dec 2013, June 2014

Transferred to Primula in Jepson Manual 2nd ed.


Dodecatheon jeffreyi

California. Marble Mts. Wilderness,
Meadow in red fir and mountain
hemlock forest zone near One-Mile Lake; lower right close-up of denticidal capsule with glandular hairs;
SPJ-15764; July 2004

Dodecatheon pulchellum

Nevada. Toiyabe Range, Kingston Creek; 3917.508, 11707.322, 6800 ft.  Associated with shrub-willow community along narrow ravine bordered by sagebrush, Rosa nutkana, and Cercocarpus ledifolius along with herbs Carex spp., Juncus drummondii, Frasera speciosa, Dodecatheon pulchellum. extending into meadows with stands of Veratrum californicum (SPJ-16477) forming 51-75% cover from 3-4 m wide and for ~500 m in length up the ravine. 9 July 2009.