Calflora
Taxon  Report   4922    
Lithophragma affine  A. Gray
Common woodland star,  San francisco woodland star, Woodland star
Lithophragma affine
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Lithophragma affine
© 2018 Hector Borjas
Lithophragma affine
© 2017 Bonnie Nickel
Lithophragma affine, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Lithophragma affine
© 2015 Ken Lunders
Family: SAXIFRAGACEAE  
Genus: Lithophragma
Communities: (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lithophragma affine ssp. affine
ICPN: Lithophragma affine ssp. mixtum
More information about  Lithophragma affine
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIAF)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).