Calflora
Taxon  Report   10410 
Symphyotrichum spathulatum  (Lindl.) G. L. Nesom  var. spathulatum 
Western mountain aster
Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. spathulatum
© 2011 Wynn Anderson
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Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. spathulatum
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. spathulatum
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. spathulatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. spathulatum
© 2013 Barry Rice
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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PLANTS: Aster ascendens var. fremontii
PLANTS: Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. fremontii
PLANTS: Aster spathulatus
PLANTS: Aster occidentalis
PLANTS: Tripolium occidentale
PLANTS: Aster occidentalis var. fremontii
PLANTS: Aster fremontii
PLANTS: Aster fremontii var. parishii
PLANTS: Aster delectabilis
ICPN + PLANTS: Aster occidentalis var. delectabilis
ICPN + PLANTS: Aster occidentalis var. parishii
ICPN: Aster occidentalis var. occidentalis
More information about  Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. spathulatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SYSPS)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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