Eastern Shootingstar Primula meadia (Linnaeus) A.R. Mast & RevealS3 (Watch list)    Synonyms: Dodecatheon meadia.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Primulales   >   Family Primulaceae   >   Genus Primula   

Status:

Many populations across the state are now extirpated. Allegany, Washington, and Montgomery are now the only counties with extant populations. Most of these populations are found along the Potomac River and in Green Ridge SF.

There are 50 records in the project database.

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Eastern Shootingstar blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/23/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Shooting Star blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/25/2010). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (5/1/2005). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/23/2010). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (5/1/2005). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (4/25/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/18/2017). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar about to bloom in Washington Co., Maryland (4/21/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

The leaves of Eastern Shootingstar in Washington Co., Maryland (4/21/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar in Washington Co., Maryland (4/16/2020). (c) ptbrnchbob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by ptbrnchbob via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar in Washington Co., Maryland (4/20/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/4/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar (overall/habitat) in Washington Co., Maryland (4/15/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar in Washington Co., Maryland (4/8/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar in Washington Co., Maryland (4/15/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar (spent capsules) in Washington Co., Maryland (4/15/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar spent capsules in Washington Co., Maryland (10/2/2017). Photo by Christopher Puttock. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (4/19/2020). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/3/2020). (c) pgkaestner, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter Kaestner via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Eastern Shootingstar (white form) blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (4/29/1995). Photo by Bob Ringler. (MBP list)


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