Calflora
Taxon  Report   9495    
Ionactis alpina  (Nutt.) Greene
Lava aster
Ionactis alpina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Aster scopulorum

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Ionactis
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Aster scopulorum
PLANTS: Chrysopsis alpina
More information about  Ionactis alpina
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (IOAL)

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: Dec 12, 2019).