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Ancistrocarphus filagineus  A. Gray
False neststraw,  Woolly fishhooks
Ancistrocarphus filagineus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Ancistrocarphus
Serpentine affinity: 3.3; (strong indicator)

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Stylocline filaginea var. depressa
JEF + PLANTS: Stylocline filaginea
More information about  Ancistrocarphus filagineus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2020).