Suisun Marsh Aster
Suisun Marsh Aster is a perennial, spreading herb that grows up to 4 feet tall.
Suisun Marsh aster grows in brackish or freshwater marshes and along the banks of sloughs and watercourses.
It is a federal Species of Concern and is endemic to Suisun Bay and the Sacramento-San Joaquin river delta. Current threats to this species include invasive plants, erosion, creek channelizing, levee construction, and feral pigs.
Previously named Aster lentus
Sun: Full Sun
Water: Moderate, High
Soil: Clay, Loam
Other: Attracts Butterflies