Primula pauciflora
Common Name: beautiful shootingstar
Family: Primulaceae
Synonyms: Dodecatheon pulchellum
Element Code: PDPRI030D0
Full Name: Primula pauciflora (Greene) Mast & Reveal

Jo-Ann Ordano 2000 California Academy of Sciences
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences:
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Notes Glossary
  • Possibly threatened by grazing and trampling. See Journal of Arnold Arboretum 29:212 (1948) for alternative nomenclature, and Brittonia 59(1):79-82 (2007) for revised nomenclature.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2001-01-01
  • Last Update: 2015-03-30
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1000 - 2380 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • Other States: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY),  Mono (MNO),  Modoc (MOD)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Mt. Thompson (394A) 3711825,  Last Chance Mtn. (410C) 3711736,  Fish Slough (413B) 3711844,  Chidago Canyon (432C) 3711854,  Watterson Canyon (433B) 3711866
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Includes unprocessed quads for CRPR 3 and 4 plants; unprocessed location data has not been quality controlled and may contain errors.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1893
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website [accessed ].

3711825=Mt. Thompson (394A) 3711825;3711736=Last Chance Mtn. (410C) 3711736;3711844=Fish Slough (413B) 3711844;3711854=Chidago Canyon (432C) 3711854;3711866=Watterson Canyon (433B) 3711866