Taxon  Report   348    
Androsace elongata  L.  ssp. acuta  (Greene) G. T. Robbins
California androsace,  California rockjasmine
Androsace elongata ssp. acuta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Oregon, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
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(320 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Androsace
Parent: Androsace elongata
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Androsace acuta
JEF: Androsace occidentalis var. acuta
More information about  Androsace elongata ssp. acuta
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: Jun 03, 2020).