Taxon  Report   350    
Androsace occidentalis  Pursh  var. simplex  (Rydb.) H. St. John  
(no longer an active name)
Western rock jasmine
Androsace occidentalis var. simplex, 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
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Androsace occidentalis

NOTE: Androsace occidentalis var. simplex is no longer an active name.
More information about  Androsace occidentalis var. simplex
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2019).