Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Starflower
Trientalis borealis Moister more acid woods
Primulaceae
Flowering PeriodMay
(c) PW
HabitatMoister more acid woods
Height3 - 9 inches
DescriptionHerbaceous perennial with 1 - 3 white, stalked flowers that emerge from a whorl of leaves at the top of the stem . Flowers are about ? inch across.
LeavesThe 5 to 10 simple leaves are 1 - 3 inch long and arranged in a whorl.
(c) PW
DistributionHerbaceous perennial with 1 - 3 white, stalked flowers that emerge from a whorl of leaves at the top of the stem . Flowers are about ? inch across.