Western Rockjasmine (Androsace occidentalis)

Western Rockjasmine (Androsace Occidentalis)
Credit: Jim Pisarowicz | | License: PD US Government PD US NPS

Androsace Occidentalis, or more commonly know as Western Rockjasmine, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Androsace. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Androsace Occidentalis or Western Rockjasmine's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Androsace
  • Family: Primulaceae
  • Order: Primulales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (T) MI (E) OH (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (western rockjasmine) MI (rock-jasmine) OH (western rock-jasmine)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU- FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(NI) 3(FACU-) 4(FACU) 5(FACU) 6(FACU-) 7(FACU) 8(FACU) 9(FACU) 0(FACU)

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