Taxon  Report   4736    
Lessingia filaginifolia  (Hook. & Arn.) M. A. Lane  var. californica  (DC.) M. A. Lane  
(no longer an active name)
Beach aster,  California aster
Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
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Bloom Period

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF other name:
Corethrogyne filaginifolia

PLANTS other name:
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. californica

NOTE: Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Aug 12, 2020).