Plant Data Sheet
Species Dodecatheon hendersonii, Broad-leaved shooting star
Grows in wet and mild climate at low elevations.
Local occurrence (where, how common)
Commonly found on South Puget Sound Prairies.
Well drained soils.
Plant strategy type/successional stage (stress-tolerator, competitor, weedy/colonizer, seral, late successional)
Dodecathion pulchellum, Balsamorhiza deltoidea, and other prairie species.
Other common names include:
May be collected as:
Collection restrictions or guidelines
Seed germination (needs dormancy breaking?)
Requires cool stratification for at least 6 weeks but has better % germination if left for 12 weeks. Store in moist, sterile, inorganic soil mix at 2-6ēC for six or twelve weeks.
Seed life (can be stored, short shelf-life, long shelf-life)
Recommended seed storage conditions
Propagation recommendations (plant seeds, vegetative parts, cuttings, etc.)
Soil or medium requirements (inoculum necessary?)
Installation form (form, potential for successful outcomes, cost)
Seeding or plant installation.
Recommended planting density
Care requirements after installed (water weekly, water once etc.)
Normal rate of growth or spread; lifespan
Drake Deanne, Kern
Pojar, Jim and Andrew MacKinnon. 1994. Plants of the
Data compiled by (student name and date)