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Directory of Wildflowers

Starflower
Trientalis borealis

Starflower
Starflower

Quick Profile

Exposure
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
4 - 8 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 7 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
May - June
 

Features

White, star-shaped flowers held above a whorl of leaves.

Culture

Partial shade; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Found in woods. Listed as threatened in Illinois.