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Dodecatheon  alpinum (A.Gray) Greene   
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Dodecatheon  alpinum (A.Gray) Greene 
SynonymsDodecatheon maedia var. alpinum A.Gray (basionym)
 Dodecatheon tetrandrum Suksd.
 Primula tetrandra (Suksd.) A.R.Mast & Reveal
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaNevadaOregonUtah
grassland
Altitude1900-3500m
Description glabrous, leaves linear-oblanceolate, obtuse, 3-10cm long, entire, gradually tapered to winged petiole, flowers 1-9, tetramerous, 10-18mm long, tube yellowish, ring purple
Size10-35cm
Colormagenta, lavender, white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
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
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