Taxon  Report   349 
Androsace filiformis  Retz.
Slender stemmed androsace
Androsace filiformis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Genus: Androsace
Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: meadows [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 24, 2016).

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