Calflora
Taxon  Report   9488    
Symphyotrichum greatae  (Parish) G. L. Nesom
Greata's aster
Symphyotrichum greatae
© 2006 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Symphyotrichum greatae
© 2014 Garth Wadsworth
Symphyotrichum greatae
© 2014 Garth Wadsworth
Symphyotrichum greatae, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Aster greatae
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Symphyotrichum greatae
© 2006 Michael Charters
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Communities: Chaparral

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Habitat: canyons

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Aster greatae
More information about  Symphyotrichum greatae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SYGR7)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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