Henderson’s Shooting Star

Dodecatheon hendersonii
  • Description: Perennial with egg-shaped leaves surrounding a leafless flowering stalk. Purple flowers are swept backwards, attached to a red-purple stamen tube. 5-50cm tall.
  • Habitat: Dry grassy meadows, coastal bluffs, and open woodlands.
  • Pairs with: Snowberry, spring gold, sea blush,fawn lily, chocolate lily, and camas.
  • Fun Fact: The leaves of this species are edible raw in a pinch, but they are too rare in the wild to harvest. They are a great addition to a wildflower meadow.

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