Taxon  Report   348    
Androsace elongata  L.  ssp. acuta  (Greene) G. T. Robbins
California androsace,  California rockjasmine
Androsace elongata ssp. acuta
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
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Androsace elongata ssp. acuta
© 2015 Keir Morse
Androsace elongata ssp. acuta
© 2012 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Androsace elongata ssp. acuta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Oregon, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Androsace elongata ssp. acuta
© 2015 Keir Morse
Genus: Androsace
Parent: Androsace elongata
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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PLANTS: Androsace acuta
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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: Nov 18, 2018).

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