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Symphyotrichum chilense
Pacific aster Aster Family
Symphyotrichum chilense Asteraceae
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common names
  Pacific aster
  common California aster
accepted scientific name
  Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G.L. Nesom
rules for finding collection records
  Aster chilensis (311)
  Symphyotrichum chilense (732)
  exclude Aster chilensis adscendens
  exclude Aster chilensis hallii
  exclude Aster chilensis lentus
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2008 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Number of ray petals: 15 to 40
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru end of December

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (60)
Paul Slichter (11)
Wikimedia Commons (6)
G.D.Carr (4)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Michael Charters (2)
Cal Photos (1)
base map where plant found

Riparian
Disturbed
Forest
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Brush
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Meadow
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