Taxon  Report   788 
Aster pauciflorus  Nutt.  (not an active name)
Marsh alkali aster
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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
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
ICPN + PLANTS accepted name: Almutaster pauciflorus
NOTE: Aster pauciflorus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Aster pauciflorus
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 21, 2018).

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