Species Details

Symphyotrichum greatae

Greata's aster

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Scientific Name:
Symphyotrichum greatae (Parish) G.L. Nesom
Common Name:
Greata's aster
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDASTE80U0
USDA Plants Symbol: SYGR7
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Oct
Elevation:
300 - 2010 meters
985 - 6595 feet
General Habitat:
  • Broadleafed upland forest
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Riparian woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic
Notes:
Threatened by recreational activities, trail maintenance, and non-native plants. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 1:15 (1902) for original description, Phytologia 71(3):167-170 (1991) for nomenclatural correction, and Phytologia 77(3): 283 (1994) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 56
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 2 1 0 3 49
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 44
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presence:
Presumed Extant 53
Possibly Extirpated 3
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), San Bernardino (SBD), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Acton (3411842), Agua Dulce (3411843), Azusa (3411728), Beverly Hills (3411814), Burnt Peak (3411865), Cajon (3411734), Chilao Flat (3411831), Condor Peak (3411832), Crystal Lake (3411737), Fillmore (3411848), Glendora (3411727), Hollywood (3411813), Juniper Hills (3411748), Liebre Mtn. (3411866), Los Angeles (3411812)(?), Mount San Antonio (3411736), Mt. Baldy (3411726), Mt. Wilson (3411821), Pacifico Mountain (3411841), Pasadena (3411822), Piru (3411847), San Fernando (3411834)(?), Sunland (3411833), Telegraph Peak (3411735), Waterman Mtn. (3411738), Whitaker Peak (3411856)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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