Taxon  Report   3059    
Eriastrum densifolium  (Benth.) H. Mason  ssp. sanctorum  (Milliken) H. Mason
Santa ana river woollystar
Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum
© 2018 Aaron Echols
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum
© 2009 Justin M. Wood
Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum
© 2010 Justin M. Wood
Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum
© 2013 Steven Thorsted
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: alluvial-fans

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Gilia densifolia var. sanctorum
More information about  Eriastrum densifolium ssp. sanctorum
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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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