Taxon  Report   338 
Amsonia tomentosa  Torrey & Fremont
Gray amsonia,  Woolly amsonia, Woolly bluestar
Amsonia tomentosa
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Amsonia tomentosa
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Amsonia tomentosa
© 2004 James M. Andre
Amsonia tomentosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Amsonia tomentosa
© 2006 Heath McAllister
Genus: Amsonia
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Amsonia brevifolia
More information about  Amsonia tomentosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 24, 2018).

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