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Starflower

Trientalis borealis

Description:

Trientalis borealis is a North American woodland perennial, it is also known as the Starflower. The starflower grows up to 8 inches tall and has one or two white flowers which consist of seven petals that form a star-like shape. The flowers are found on top of stalks which are above the lanceolate leaves. The plant blooms between May and June.

Habitat:

Circumboreal; prefers open shade and moist woods; tolerant of all but the poorest soil/site conditions.

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1 Comment

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

I love Starflower!

ThePalGuy
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ThePalGuy

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 30, 2012
Submitted on Jul 22, 2012

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