Calflora
Taxon  Report   10404 
Symphyotrichum foliaceum  (Lindl. ex DC.) G.L. Nesom
Alpine leafybract aster
Symphyotrichum foliaceum
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
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Symphyotrichum foliaceum
© 2004 Steve Matson
Symphyotrichum foliaceum
© 2004 Steve Matson
Symphyotrichum foliaceum, 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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Symphyotrichum foliaceum
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2: Aster foliaceus
More information about  Symphyotrichum foliaceum
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 (SYFO2)

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 20, 2017).

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