Skip to main content

Primula cusickiana (Primulaceae) and its varieties


Primula domensis Kass & S. L. Welsh,P. maguirei L. O. Williams, andP. nevadensis N. H. Holmgren are reduced to varietal status underP. cusickiana (A. Gray) A. Gray.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

Literature Cited

  • Baker, R. G. 1983. Vegetational history of the western United States. Pages 109–127.In: H. E. Wright, editor. Late Quaternary environments of the United States. Vol. 2. The Holocene. University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis.

    Google Scholar 

  • Gray, A. 1878. Synoptical flora of North America 2(1) (Gamopetalae after Compositae). Pages 1–402. Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co., New York.

    Google Scholar 

  • — 1886. Synoptical flora of North America 2(1) (Gamopetalae after Compositae). Ed. 2. Pages 1–480. Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co., New York.

    Google Scholar 

  • Halda, J. J. 1992. The genusPrimula: in cultivation and the wild. Tethys Books, Denver.

    Google Scholar 

  • Holmgren, N. H. 1967. A new species of primrose from Nevada. Madroño 19: 27–29.

    Google Scholar 

  • Jones, M. E. 1893. Contributions to western botany, no. 3. Zoë 3: 283–309.

    Google Scholar 

  • Kass, R. J. &S. L. Welsh. 1985. New species ofPrimula (Primulaceae) from Utah. Great Basin Naturalist 45: 548–550.

    Google Scholar 

  • Kelso, S. 1991. Taxonomy ofPrimula sects.Aleuritia andArmerina in North America. Rhodora 93: 67–99.

    Google Scholar 

  • Richards, A. J. 1993.Primula. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.

    Google Scholar 

  • Thompson, R. S., C. Whitlock, P. J. Bartlein, S. P. Harrison &W. G. Spaulding. 1993. Climatic changes in the western United States since 18,000 BP. Pages 468–513.In: H. E. Webb et al., editors. Global climates since the last glacial maximum. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.

    Google Scholar 

  • Wells, P. V. 1983. Paleobiogeography of montane islands in the Great Basin since the last glaciopluvial. Ecol. Monogr. 53: 341–382.

    Article  Google Scholar 

  • Williams, L. O. 1936. Revision of the western primulas. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 17: 744–748.

    Article  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations


Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Holmgren, N.H., Kelso, S. Primula cusickiana (Primulaceae) and its varieties. Brittonia 53, 154–156 (2001).

Download citation

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI:

Key words

  • Primula cusickiana
  • Primulaceae
  • new combinations