Dodecatheon pulchellum “Prairie Shooting Star” Primulaceae
Blackfoot River Recreation Corridor (BLM), MT
April 23, 2014
Our two most common Shooting Stars in the Missoula area are D. conjugens and D. pulchellum. They are nearly identical and can even occur side-by-side on shrub-steppe hillsides. Check out the links above for information on how to tell them apart!