Calflora
Taxon  Report   9493    
Oreostemma peirsonii  (Sharsm.) G. L. Nesom
Peirson's aster
Oreostemma peirsonii
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Oreostemma peirsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Oreostemma
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Aster peirsonii
More information about  Oreostemma peirsonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ORPE4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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