Calflora
Taxon  Report   9487    
Symphyotrichum frondosum  (Nutt.) G. L. Nesom
Short rayed alkali aster
Symphyotrichum frondosum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Aster frondosus

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Alkali Sink, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Aster frondosus
PLANTS: Brachyactis frondosa
PLANTS: Tripolium frondosum
More information about  Symphyotrichum frondosum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SYFR2)

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: Aug 20, 2019).