Taxon  Report   7892    
Swertia radiata  (Kellogg) Kuntze  
(no longer an active name)
Giant frasera,  Monument plant
Swertia radiata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Genus: Swertia
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Frasera speciosa

NOTE: Swertia radiata is no longer an active name.
More information about  Swertia radiata
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).