Symphyotrichum lentum

/Symphyotrichum lentum

Symphyotrichum lentum


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

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