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Dodecatheon meadiaDodecatheon meadiaDodecatheon meadia

shooting star

Photograph(s) by*: RHW, RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-2'
Flowers: Apr.-Jun.; white with yellow, lilac
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

open woods, meadows, moist slopes and prairies

Native to

Region: Mountain *
States: MD VA WV PA

Wildlife

*

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/284.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004