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Androsace filiformis

Androsace filiformis Retz.

Filiform Rock Jasmine, Filiform Rockjasmine, Slender Stemmed Androsace, Slender-stem Rock-jasmine

Primulaceae (Primrose family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 5 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: CA , CO , ID , MT , OR , UT , WA , WY
Native Habitat: Wet meadows.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
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 filiformis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Androsace filiformis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Androsace filiformis


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

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