Taxon  Report   12079 
Symphyotrichum subspicatum  (Nees) G. L. Nesom
Douglas aster
Symphyotrichum subspicatum
© Webber 1998 California Academy of Sciences
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Symphyotrichum subspicatum
© Potts 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Symphyotrichum subspicatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Symphyotrichum subspicatum
© 2013 Al Keuter
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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ICPN: Aster subspicatus
More information about  Symphyotrichum subspicatum
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: Jul 21, 2018).

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