Calflora
Taxon  Report   9495 
Ionactis alpina  (Nutt.) Greene
Lava aster
Ionactis alpina
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
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Ionactis alpina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ionactis alpina
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Ionactis
Communities:
Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Chrysopsis alpina
TJM2 + PLANTS: Aster scopulorum
More information about  Ionactis alpina
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 (IOAL)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2017).

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