Taxon  Report   4735    
Lessingia filaginifolia  (Hook. & Arn.) M. A. Lane  
(no longer an active name)
Common california aster
Lessingia filaginifolia
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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Lessingia filaginifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Lessingia filaginifolia
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Lessingia
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Habitat: coastal, dunes

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

PLANTS accepted name:
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. filaginifolia

ICPN accepted name:
Corethrogyne filaginifolia

NOTE: Lessingia filaginifolia is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lessingia filaginifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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).