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Dodecatheon  meadia L.   
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Dodecatheon  meadia L. 
SynonymsDodecatheon cordatum Raf.
 Dodecatheon hugeri Small
 Primula meadia (L.) A.R.Mast & Reveal
Territory
grassland
Altitude30-1600m
Description leaves ovate to spathulate, 15-30cm long, entire to coarsely crenate, flowers 20-50, pentamerous, to 2cm long, in umbel, anthers yellow
Size10-50cm
Colorlilac, pink, white
Bloomspring, summer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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