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Western starflower; Indian potato

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Western starflower
© Greg Rabourn
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Trientalis latifolia

Perennial Groundcover

Height: 0.50 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: dry - moist

Exposure req.: part shade - shade


Plant description:

This small woodland wildflower is great for adding some spring blooms in shady areas. Flower is white to pink and appears to float above the whorl of leaves.

Keywords: drought tolerant, perennial (non-woody), pink, spreading, upright, white