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Eriastrum densifolium (Giant woollystar)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Eriastrum densifolium

Eriastrum densifolium (Benth.) H. Mason

Giant Woollystar

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)


USDA Symbol: ERDE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov



Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 37 - Calscape (2019) California Native Plant Society
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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