[Shooting Stars: The Genus Dodecatheon East of the
Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]
Sierra Shooting Star, Tall Mountain Shooting Star, Jeffrey's Shooting Star
Synonyms: Dodecatheon jeffreyi ssp. jeffreyi, Dodecathoen jeffreyi ssp. pygmaeum, Dodecatheon jeffreyi var. redolens, Dodecatheon jeffreyi var. viviparum, Primula jeffreyi
The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of tall mountain shooting star as seen in meadows at South Jones Prairie along the Blue Mt. Scenic Highway to the southeast of Heppner, OR........June 22, 2007. Note the numerous tiny glands covering the pedicels and back of the calyx.
Tall mountain shooting star blooming at seeps along the Canyon Mountain Trail, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.........May 29, 2014.
Tall mountain shooting star as seen in wetlands near the Celebration Mine, at the south trailhead to Baldy Mountain, Malheur National Forest.........July 2, 2010.