Calflora
Taxon  Report   772    
Aster chilensis  Nees  
(no longer an active name)
California aster,  Common california aster
Aster chilensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Aster
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

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

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

PLANTS other name:
Symphyotrichum chilense var. chilense

JEF other name:
Symphyotrichum chilense

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Aster invenustus
NOTE: Aster chilensis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Aster chilensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SYCHC)


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: Sep 21, 2019).