CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record symphyotrichum_greatae - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 11:40 ET b
Symphyotrichum greatae
common nameGreata's aster
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (26):
Mount Baldy (108B) 3411726, Glendora (109A) 3411727, Azusa (109B) 3411728, Mount Wilson (110A) 3411821, Pasadena (110B) 3411822, Los Angeles (110C)(*?) 3411812, Burbank (111A) 3411823, Beverly Hills (111C) 3411814, Cajon (133C) 3411734, Mount San Antonio (134C) 3411736, Telegraph Peak (134D) 3411735, Juniper Hills (135B) 3411748, Waterman Mountain (135C) 3411738, Crystal Lake (135D) 3411737, Pacifico Mountain (136A) 3411841, Acton (136B) 3411842, Condor Peak (136C) 3411832, Chilao Flat (136D) 3411831, Agua Dulce (137A) 3411843, San Fernando (137C)(*?) 3411834, Sunland (137D) 3411833, Piru (139A) 3411847, Fillmore (139B) 3411848, Burnt Peak (163A) 3411865, Liebre Mountain (163B) 3411866, Whitaker Peak (163C) 3411856
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Counties, states, regions:
Los Angeles (LAX), San Bernardino (SBD), Ventura (VEN)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Broadleafed upland forest (BUFrs)
•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Riparian woodland (RpWld)/mesic
blooming period Jun-Oct  
elevation range300 - 2010 meters
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.
full nameSymphyotrichum greatae (Parish) G.L. Nesom
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDASTE80U0
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 1, 2021 from

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