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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Malacothrix saxatilis var. saxatilis (Cliff Aster)

Uncommon native perennial herb, usually grows along cliffs. Plants found at top of SMF Lookout 2015. Flowers are white. Blooms in spring to summer.

Malacothrix saxatilis var. saxatilis (Cliff Aster) NATIVE. Pictured in late spring.


Malacothrix saxatilis var. saxatilis (Cliff Aster) NATIVE. Pictured in late spring.


Malacothrix saxatilis var. saxatilis (Cliff Aster) NATIVE. Pictured in late spring.


Malacothrix saxatilis var. saxatilis (Cliff Aster) NATIVE. Pictured in late spring.