Calflora
Taxon  Report   9492 
Almutaster pauciflorus  (Nutt.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Alkali marsh aster
Almutaster pauciflorus
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
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Almutaster pauciflorus
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Almutaster pauciflorus
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Almutaster pauciflorus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Almutaster pauciflorus
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Almutaster
Communities:
Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Aster hydrophilus
ICPN + PLANTS: Aster pauciflorus
More information about  Almutaster pauciflorus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALPA14)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 23, 2018).

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