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Eriastrum filifolium (Lavender woollystar)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Eriastrum filifolium

Eriastrum filifolium (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl.

Lavender Woollystar

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Synonym(s): Gilia filifolia


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 14 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Blue
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul



Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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