Calflora
Taxon  Report   9490    
Symphyotrichum lentum  (Greene) G. L. Nesom
Suisun marsh aster
Symphyotrichum lentum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Aster lentus
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Symphyotrichum
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh, brackish-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Aster chilensis var. lentus
JEF + PLANTS: Aster chilensis var. sonomensis
JEF: Aster lentus var. sonomensis
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More information about  Symphyotrichum lentum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SYLE2)

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 22, 2019).