Calflora
Taxon  Report   10402    
Symphyotrichum chilense  (Nees) G. L. Nesom
California aster,  Pacific aster
Symphyotrichum chilense, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Aster chilensis
ICPN: Symphyotrichum chilense var. invenustum
ICPN: Symphyotrichum chilense var. medium
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More information about  Symphyotrichum chilense
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SYCH4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Mar 26, 2019).