Taxon  Report   9490 
Symphyotrichum lentum  (Greene) G.L. Nesom
Suisun marsh aster
Symphyotrichum lentum
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Symphyotrichum lentum
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Symphyotrichum lentum
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Symphyotrichum lentum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Symphyotrichum lentum
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh, brackish-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Aster sonomensis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Aster chilensis var. lentus
TJM2 + PLANTS: Aster chilensis var. sonomensis
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Aster lentus
More information about  Symphyotrichum lentum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Mar 21, 2018).

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