Androsace septentrionalis

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Androsace septentrionalis
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Androsace septentrionalis subsp. subumbellata, Kyle Canyon, Spring Mountains, Nevada.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Androsace
Species: A. septentrionalis
Binomial name
Androsace septentrionalis
  • Androsace septentrionalis L. subsp. septentrionalis
  • Androsace septentrionalis L. subsp. glandulosa (Woot. & Standl.) G.T. Robbins
  • Androsace septentrionalis L. subsp. puberulenta (Rydb.) G.T. Robbins
  • Androsace septentrionalis L. subsp. subulifera (A. Gray) G.T. Robbins
  • Androsace septentrionalis L. subsp. subumbellata (A. Nelson) G.T. Robbins

Androsace septentrionalis (pygmyflower rockjasmine, pygmy-flower rock-jasmine, northern rockjasmine,[1] Northern fairy candelabra,[2] Chinese: bei dian di mei[3]) is a species of annual herbaceous plant in the Primrose family (Primulaceae), native to North America,[2] Asia, and Europe.[3] It is a small plant with a rosette of leaves and umbels of small white flowers held on multiple stems.[2]


  1. ^ "ITIS Standard Report Page: Androsace septentrionalis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System on-line database. Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). Retrieved 2010-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b c TWC Staff (2008-12-17). "NPIN: Androsace septentrionalis (Pygmyflower rockjasmine)". Native Plant Information Network (NPIN). Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Retrieved 2010-04-15. 
  3. ^ a b USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program (2010-04-15). "Androsace septentrionalis information from NPGS/GRIN". Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 2010-04-15.