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Last updated 10/29/2009 by David Giblin.
Dodecatheon jeffreyi Van Houtte[FNA8, HC, HC2]
tall mountain shooting star, Jeffrey's shooting star

Publication: Ann. Gén. Hort. 16: 99, plate 1662. 1867.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA8: "Dodecatheon jeffreyi is found in montane places in the Sierra Nevada of California and western Nevada and on the northern coastal ranges and Siskiyou Mountains of northern California and southwestern Oregon. It occurs in the Cascade Ranges of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia northward to the Kenai Peninsula region of south-central Alaska, often near the coast and especially on the off-shore islands. It is also widely scattered in the mountains of northeastern Oregon, central and northern Idaho, and western Montana, with isolated stations on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington. A single collection (J. Major 2927, GTNP) from Moose Basin, Grand Teton National Park, is the only record from Wyoming."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Dodecatheon jeffreyi Van Houtte ssp. pygmaeum (H.M. Hall) H.J. Thomp.
Dodecatheon jeffreyi Van Houtte var. viviparum (Greene) Abrams
Primula jeffreyi (Van Houtte) A.R. Mast & Reveal