Taxon  Report   9481 
Oreostemma alpigenum  (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene  var. andersonii  (A. Gray) G. L. Nesom
Tundra aster
Oreostemma alpigenum var. andersonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Oreostemma alpigenum var. andersonii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Oreostemma alpigenum var. andersonii
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Oreostemma alpigenum var. andersonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Oreostemma alpigenum var. andersonii
© 2006 Norman Jensen
Genus: Oreostemma
Parent Record Oreostemma alpigenum
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Aster alpigenus ssp. andersonii
PLANTS: Aster andersonii
PLANTS: Erigeron andersonii
ICPN + PLANTS: Aster alpigenus var. andersonii
More information about  Oreostemma alpigenum var. andersonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Aug 20, 2018).

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