Symphyotrichum chilense

Symphyotrichum chilense

California aster


  • Perennial that grows 16 to 40 inches tall
  • Rhizomes help spread dense clumps of these plants
  • Grows in grasslands salt marshes and disturbed places
  • Grows in almost any soils and is drought tolerant
  • Dry leaves can be removed when flowers are in bloom
  • Found in Molate, Bay hills, Diablo, Hamilton and Flatlands sections

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Berkeley, Briones, Richmond, Tilden RP, Wildcat RP


1 gallon

bloom season Aug
pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
sun Full Sun
soil Good
habitat Grassland
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
water Mod
soil Moderate
bloom season Oct
sun Part Shade
flower color Pink
soil Poor
habitat Riparian
bloom season Sep
growth habit Spreading
water Very low
dormancy winter

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