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Willowleaf Aster

Symphyotrichum praealtum (Poir.) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum praealtum (Willowleaf Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They are listed as threatened by COSEWIC. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Canada, and The Americas. They have blue flowers and achenes. Flowers are visited by Bordered Patch, Eufala Skipper, Southern Plains Bumble Bee, and Atalopedes huron.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of willowleaf aster. View this species on GBIF