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 and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Aster lentus
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(227 records)
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 + CNPS + 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
Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2020).