L. 1753 not Greene 1888
Dodecatheon meadia is a species of flowering plant in the family Primulaceae, native to North America. It is found in the American South, as well as the Upper Midwest, Kansas, New York, Pennsylvania and the Canadian province of Manitoba. It grows in woods and prairies and tolerates partial shade.
It is commonly known as shooting star, though this name may also refer to other species.
- Steiner, Lynn M. 2006. Landscaping with native plants of Michigan. St. Paul, MN: MBI Pub. Co. Page 82.
- "Dodecatheon meadia f. album". Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
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- USDA PLANTS database
- Alan S. Weakley (2012), "Primula meadia", Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and Surrounding Areas
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