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Symphyotrichum lanceolatum  (Willd.) G. L. Nesom  var. hesperium  (A. Gray) G. L. Nesom
Western lance leaf aster
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. hesperium is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Parent: Symphyotrichum lanceolatum
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Southern Oak Woodland, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFAster hesperius
JEFAster lanceolatus ssp. hesperius
JEFSymphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. hesperium
More information about  Symphyotrichum lanceolatum var. hesperium
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/01/2022).