Taxon  Report   9173    
Oreostemma alpigenum  (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
Tundra aster
Oreostemma alpigenum
© 2003 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Oreostemma alpigenum
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Oreostemma alpigenum
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Oreostemma alpigenum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Oreostemma alpigenum
© 2010 Steven Thorsted
Genus: Oreostemma
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Aster alpigenus
More information about  Oreostemma alpigenum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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website references from Google

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 18, 2019).