Identification: Help ID White Flower over lg ovate leaves

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  1. Phillips1435

    Phillips1435 New Member

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    Help ID - Plant has large opposite ovate leaves about 3" long. Flower is about 1/2 inch across with six petals. Growing on an eastern slope in Southern Oregon. Shade provided by mixed mature oak and madrone trees.
     

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    wcutler Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Looks like Trientalis, Starflower, about which I know nothing, except that it does occur in Oregon see this efloras page for info about Trientalis borealis subsp. latifolia.
     
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    Thanks all,

    I didn't spot it in my books because the only image of a Starflower had a pink flower. I was looking in the white section and completely missed it. Definitely a starflower.
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Ages pink.
     

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