Taxon  Report   7642    
Smelowskia ovalis  M. E. Jones  var. congesta  Rollins  
(no longer an active name; please see Smelowskia ovalis)
Alpine false candytuft,  Lassen peak smelowskia
Smelowskia ovalis var. congesta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Smelowskia ovalis

Bloom Period
Genus: Smelowskia
Parent: Smelowskia ovalis
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Smelowskia ovalis

NOTE: Smelowskia ovalis var. congesta is no longer an active name.
More information about  Smelowskia ovalis var. congesta
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 13, 2019).