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Eriastrum hooveri

Eriastrum hooveri (Jeps.) H. Mason

Hoover's Woollystar, Hoover's Eriastrum, Hoover's Woolstar

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)


USDA Symbol: ERHO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Alkaline flats, above dry streambeds.

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


Record Modified: 2021-05-28
Research By: CBR

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