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Androsace sarmentosa



Androsace sarmentosa, the rock jasmine, is a perennial plant in the family Primulaceae.

Description

Androsace sarmentosa can reach about 30 cm}} in diameter. It forms deep-green evergreen compact rosettes of elliptic-oblanceolate leaves, {{convert in width, covered with short white hairs. Flowers are bright pink to purple with a yellow centre, 7 - in diameter, with umbels 4 - tall. It blooms from June to August.

Distribution

This species is present in the Central Asia, from Kashmir through western China.

Habitat

Androsace sarmentosa prefers mixed forests, rocky slopes and open woodland, at an elevation 2700 - above sea level.