Taxon  Report   788 
Aster pauciflorus  Nutt.  (not an active name; please see Almutaster pauciflorus)
Marsh alkali aster
Aster pauciflorus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Genus: Aster
Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Almutaster pauciflorus
 NOTE: Aster pauciflorus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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