Primula fassettii A.R. Mast & Reveal. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Moist ledges and bluffs over calcareous rocks. Dist: WI and MN south to IL and MO; disjunct in sc. and se. PA. This species has been reported for ne. WV; those reports are in error.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: P. fassettii is sometimes considered to represent eastern disjunct populations of a western species (see synonymy, and the account in Yatskievych 2013).
Synonymy: = K4; = Dodecatheon amethystinum (Fassett) Fassett – F, FNA8, G, Il, K3, Fassett (1944); < Dodecatheon meadia L. – Pa; < Dodecatheon radicatum Greene var. radicatum – C