Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Androsace occidentalis Pursh image
Photographer: Derek Anderson           

Botanical Illustration

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Primulaceae
Androsace occidentalis Pursh
rock-jasmine, western androsace
Androsace: from the Greek name for some uncertain sea-plant
occidentalis: Latin for "western"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 6"-20" tall forb
Flower: red, 1/8"; blooms April-May
Habitat: cliffs, inland sands

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Flora of North America (off site)
Androsace arizonica A.Gray
Androsace occidentalis Pursh var. arizonica (A.Gray) H.St.John
Androsace occidentalis Pursh var. simplex (Rydb.) H.St.John
Androsace simplex Rydb.
Primula arizonica (A.Gray) Derganc

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