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
Genus: Ionactis
Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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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

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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: Mar 24, 2018).

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