Family = Asteraceae, Genus = Aster, Species = chilensis, including synonyms,
Displaying matches 1 - 2 of 2.
|Symphyotrichum ascendens (western aster, long leaved aster, western American aster)
(= Aster chilensis ssp. adscendens in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Upright and spreading, perennial herb 20-60 cm. tall; plants rhizomatous and forming loose clumps.
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains.
Habitat: Meadows, grasslands, and forest openings, often where moist.
|Symphyotrichum hallii (Hall's aster)
(= Aster chilensis ssp. hallii in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Fibrous-rooted perennial from a rhizome or branched base, the stems 2-10 dm. tall, pubescent at least above.
Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington and, more commonly, in Oregon.
Habitat: Dry, open places in the valleys and plains.
WA Native Plant Society