Taxon  Report   3054    
Eriastrum densifolium  (Benth.) H. Mason
Giant eriastrum,  Giant woollystar, Perennial woodstar
Eriastrum densifolium
© 2003 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriastrum densifolium
© 2014 Keir Morse
Eriastrum densifolium
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Eriastrum densifolium, 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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Eriastrum densifolium
© 2007 Thomas Stoughton
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Eriastrum densifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).