[Shooting Stars: The Genus Dodecatheon West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Henderson's Shooting Star, Broadleaf Shooting Star, Broad-leaved Shooting Star, Mosquito Bills

Dodecatheon hendersonii

Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii

Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii

A close-up of the flower of Henderson's shooting star as seen at Star Flats along the Illinois River Road in southwestern Oregon...........April 5, 2009. Note the expanded, rounded tip to the stigma.

Broad basal leaves of Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii

A close-up of the broadly ovate basal leaves of Henderson's shooting star as seen at Star Flats along the Illinois River Road in southwestern Oregon.........April 5, 2009.

Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii

A close-up of Henderson's shooting star as seen in the Jacksonville Woodlands, Jacksonville, OR...........April 6, 2009.

Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii - Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii

2 views of Henderson's shooting star as seen at Star Flats along the Illinois River Road in southwestern Oregon..........April 5, 2009.

Close-up of a flower of Henderson's Shooting Star, Broadleaf Shooting Star, Broad-leaved Shooting Star, Mosquito Bills: Dodecatheon hendersonii (Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii) - Henderson's Shooting Star, Broadleaf Shooting Star, Broad-leaved Shooting Star, Mosquito Bills: Dodecatheon hendersonii (Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii) - Oval-shaped leaves of Henderson's Shooting Star, Broadleaf Shooting Star, Broad-leaved Shooting Star, Mosquito Bills: Dodecatheon hendersonii (Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii)

Additional close-up images of Henderson's shooting star as seen at Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside in southwestern Oregon...........April 29, 2012.

Henderson's Shooting Star, Broadleaf Shooting Star, Broad-leaved Shooting Star, Mosquito Bills: Dodecatheon hendersonii (Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii) - Henderson's Shooting Star, Broadleaf Shooting Star, Broad-leaved Shooting Star, Mosquito Bills: Dodecatheon hendersonii (Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii) - Henderson's Shooting Star, Broadleaf Shooting Star, Broad-leaved Shooting Star, Mosquito Bills: Dodecatheon hendersonii (Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii) - Henderson's Shooting Star, Broadleaf Shooting Star, Broad-leaved Shooting Star, Mosquito Bills: Dodecatheon hendersonii (Synonyms: Dodecatheon hendersonii ssp. hendersonii, Dodecatheon hendersonii var. hendersonii)

Henderson's shooting star as seen around the parking area for the King Mountain Rock Garden ACEC in northeastern Jospehine County, OR.......June 11, 2017.

Paul Slichter