Slender Woodland Star

Wildflowers Found in Oregon

Slender Woodland Star

Lithophragma tenellum - Locally common, early spring, perennial, 3-12 in. Tuft with sticky, hairy, upright stems, not purplish. Basal leaves deeply divided into 3 lobes, divided again into 3, teeth more or less round, no bulblets in leaf axils. Flowers 12 or fewer in raceme that elongates as flowers open, petals white or pale pink, 3 shallow lobes on each tip and 2 much smaller lobes at base. Grows in sagebrush plains to pine forests, dry places, rocky slopes, at low to high elevations. Native.

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