Taxon  Report   8989 
Symphyotrichum defoliatum  (Parish) Nesom
San bernardino aster
Symphyotrichum defoliatum
© 2009 Bob Allen
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Symphyotrichum defoliatum
© 2009 Bob Allen
Symphyotrichum defoliatum
© 2009 Bob Allen
Symphyotrichum defoliatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Symphyotrichum defoliatum
© 2009 Bob Allen
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Aster defoliatus
PLANTS: Aster deserticola
PLANTS: Virgulaster bernardinus
TJM2 + PLANTS: Aster bernardinus
TJM2: Aster chilensis var. bernardinus
More information about  Symphyotrichum defoliatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 23, 2018).

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