Calflora
Taxon  Report   11694    
Frasera albicaulis  Griseb.
Whitestem frasera
Frasera albicaulis
© 2013 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Frasera albicaulis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Frasera albicaulis
© 2011 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Frasera albicaulis, 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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Frasera albicaulis
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Frasera
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Swertia albicaulis
More information about  Frasera albicaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRAL2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).