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Eriastrum sparsiflorum  (Eastw.) H. Mason
Few flowered vool star,   Great basin eriastrum,   Great basin woollystar
Eriastrum sparsiflorum is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Genus: Eriastrum
Family: Polemoniaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Information about  Eriastrum sparsiflorum from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERSP3)

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/05/2022).