Pretty Shooting Star

Dodecatheon pulchellum
  • Description: Perennial with lance-shaped leaves surrounding a leafless flowering stalk. Purple flowers are swept backwards, attached to a yellow-purple stamen tube. 5-50cm tall.
  • Habitat: Dry grassy meadows, coastal bluffs, wetlands, and open woodlands.
  • Pairs with: Snowberry, spring gold, sea blush, fawn lily, chocolate lily, and camas.
  • Fun Fact: Larger and more widespread than Henderson’s shooting star, pretty shooting star is found throughout the coast north to Alaska.

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