Taxon  Report   4932    
Lithophragma tenellum  Nutt.
Slender woodland star,  Slender woodlandstar, Woodland star
Lithophragma tenellum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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Lithophragma tenellum
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2000 California Academy of Sciences
Lithophragma tenellum
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Lithophragma tenellum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lithophragma tenellum
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Genus: Lithophragma
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lithophragma australe
PLANTS: Lithophragma brevilobum
ICPN + PLANTS: Lithophragma rupicola
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More information about  Lithophragma tenellum
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 24, 2019).