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Starflower

Trientalis borealis

Description:

Starflower has the unusual feature of being based on sevens: seven leaves, seven petals, and seven sepals. • Family: Primrose (Primulaceae) • Habitat: cool woods, high slopes, peaty soil • Height: 4-8 inches • Flower size: 1/2 inch across • Flower color: white • Flowering time: May to June • Origin: native

Habitat:

Cool woods, high slopes

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1 Comment

drP
drP 7 years ago

I've never seen these in person. Thanks for sharing!

JuneMita
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JuneMita

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on May 15, 2013
Submitted on May 16, 2013

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