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Androsace chamaejasme

Androsace chamaejasme Wulfen

Sweet-flower Rock-jasmine, Sweetflower Rock Jasmine, Sweetflower Rockjasmine

Primulaceae (Primrose family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ANCH

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Mat-forming, up to about 1 inch tall, scapes up to about 4 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Fading to pink in age.

Distribution

USA: AK , CO , MT , NM , UT , WY
Canada: AB , BC , NT , NU , YT
Native Habitat: Rocky, open habitats on tundra.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Androsace chamaejasme in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Androsace chamaejasme in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Androsace chamaejasme

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-12-03
Research By: CBR

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