Taxon  Report   3068 
Eriastrum virgatum  (Benth.) H. Mason
Virgate eriastrum,  Wand woollystar
Eriastrum virgatum
© 2013 Neal Kramer
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Eriastrum virgatum
© 2005 Keir Morse
Eriastrum virgatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Eriastrum virgatum
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Genus: Eriastrum
Coastal Strand, Chaparral
Habitat: dunes, coastal
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Hugelia virgata
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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