Taxon  Report   792 
Aster subulatus  Michaux  var. ligulatus  Shinn.  (not an active name)
Annual water aster,  Slimaster
Aster subulatus var. ligulatus
© 2002 Doreen L. Smith
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Aster subulatus var. ligulatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Aster subulatus var. ligulatus
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Genus: Aster
Coastal Salt Marsh, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh [Walker]
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
PLANTS accepted name: Symphyotrichum divaricatum
NOTE: Aster subulatus var. ligulatus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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