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Dodecatheon  poeticum L.F.Hend.   
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Dodecatheon  poeticum L.F.Hend. 
SynonymsPrimula poetica (L.F.Hend.) A.R.Mast & Reveal
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.OregonWashington
grassland
Altitude50-900m
Description finely glandular strigose, leaves 4-15cm long, oblong-lanceolate, often dentate, petioles thin, winged, flowers 2-10, pentamerous, 12-20mm long, lobes wide
Size10-45cm
Colormagenta, lavender
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
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
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