Dodecatheon conjugens

Bonneville Shooting Star

Basal leaves spreading, stem erect. Leaves spreading outward to upward, 1–6 in. long, narrow to egg-shaped, usually tapering into petiole. Flowers to 7 at top of hairless stem have 5 of each part. Flower petals less often pink or white, usually magenta turning to white then yellow near base, base maroon or black, wrinkled. Grows in moist meadows, along banks, shady places with sagebrush, at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--11 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe, East-Side Forest, Meadow
  • Found In: East Gorge, Steens, Wallowas
  • Native: Yes