Corethrogyne filaginifolia

California aster, formerly Lessingia filaginifolia

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   summer - fall
  • Flower Color:   purple
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low - medium
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   25,800
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Corethrogyne filaginifolia

Common Name:Common sandaster

Corethrogyne filaginifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:California, Baja California
Plant Community(s):Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat:dunes coastal

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, ContraCosta, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Inyo, Kings, Kern, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Shasta, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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