British Columbia Native Plant of the Day: Trientalis borealis
Hardiness Zone: 3-7
Common names: broadleaf starflower; broad-leaved starflower
This member of the Primula family grows in cool, moist locations including the coast, forests, prairie, and mountainous areas. A western subspecies (ssp latifolia) is common throughout BC, up into the Yukon, down to California, and over into Alberta and Idaho.
Known for being a small plant that will carpet an area with tiny, occasionally pink saucer shaped star flowers. .
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