Cudweed Aster-Corethrogyne filaginifolia, is also known as California aster, Sand Aster, and is in the Asteraceae or Sunflower family. This is a very common and abundant plant that is widespread in California. It can be found in dry brushy areas, woodlands, grasslands, oak woodlands, and coastal sage scrub. It can grow up to 8,000’, and it has a long lasting bloom from June through December.