Androsace lactea

Androsace lactea, the milkwhite rock jasmine, is an alpine plant, in the family Primulaceae.


Androsace lactea can reach a height of 5 -. This plant produces rosettes of leaves with a diameter of about 2 -. The leaves are shining dark green, linear or lightly elliptic. Flowers are white with a yellow centre, 10 - in diameter, with broadly notched petals. They bloom from May to August.


Androsace lactea is endemic to the Alps and Carpathians.


This plant prefers limestone rocks, screes and meadows, at an elevation of 500 - above sea level.