Taxon  Report   3067 
Eriastrum sparsiflorum  (Eastw.) H. Mason
Few flowered vool star,  Great basin eriastrum, Great basin woollystar
Eriastrum sparsiflorum
© 2009 Ron Wolf
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Eriastrum sparsiflorum
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Eriastrum sparsiflorum
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Eriastrum sparsiflorum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Eriastrum sparsiflorum
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Eriastrum
Joshua Tree Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [CNPS Inventory]
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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