Calflora
Taxon  Report   778    
Aster frondosus  (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray  
(no longer an active name)
Short rayed alkali aster
Aster frondosus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Aster
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Communities: Alkali Sink, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Symphyotrichum frondosum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Brachyactis ciliata var. carnosula
NOTE: Aster frondosus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Aster frondosus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SYFR2)


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: Jul 23, 2019).