Darkthroat Shootingstar - Primulaceae (Primrose Family)  Dodecatheon pulchellum
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close-up of flowers

plant with seed pods forming


Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
July 19, 2006, Ephraim Canyon, Sanpete County, Utah
elev. 10,000 feet
1.  Close-up of flowers
2.  plant with seed pods forming

A native, perennial with 16 inch stems and  three to twenty-five flowers at the top.  The pink to lavendar to rose, five-petaled flowers bloom from April to July. Leaves are basel.

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