Primula mistassinica Michx.
Family: Primulaceae
bird's-eye primrose,  more...
[Primula intercedens Fernald,  more]
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Asa Thoresen  
Etymology: Primula: diminutive of primus, referring to early spring flowering of true primrose
Plants: erect, perennial, 1"-10" tall forb
Leaves: basal, underside covered with white to yellow powder; oblong or with a wider, rounded tip and tapering to the base
Flowers: pink to whitish with a yellow "eye", 5-parted, 1/3"-3/4" wide, funnel-shaped, petals 2-lobed, stamens shorter than the petals; inflorescence with 1-10 flowers in an umbel-like cluster on a 10" stalk; blooms May-June
Habitat: rocks, cliffs, shores; in gravelly, rocky, limy soil
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Christopher Noll  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Merel R. Black  
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Janice Stiefel  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Asa Thoresen  
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Merel R. Black  
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James R. Sime  
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