Taxon  Report   10873    
Eremogone ursina  (B.L. Rob.) Ikonn.
Big bear valley sandwort
Eremogone ursina
© 2018 Diane Etchison
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eremogone ursina
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Eremogone ursina
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Eremogone ursina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Arenaria ursina
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Threatened .

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Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Eremogone ursina
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Genus: Eremogone
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Habitat: pebble-plain

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Arenaria ursina

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Arenaria ursina
More information about  Eremogone ursina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

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 19, 2019).