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Lithophragma cymbalaria

Lithophragma cymbalaria Torr. & A. Gray

Mission Star, Mission Woodland Star, Mission Woodland-star, Mission Woodlandstar

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)


USDA Symbol: LICY3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Shady oak-manzanita woodlands, mountainous regions, drainage courses.

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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