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Canadanthus modestus
giant mountain aster Aster Family
Canadanthus modestus Asteraceae
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common name
  giant mountain aster
accepted scientific name
  Canadanthus modestus (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom
rules for finding collection records
  Aster major (10)
  Aster modestus (340)
  Canadanthus modestus (406)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2007 Walter Siegmund
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .9 to 1.5 inches
Number of ray petals: 20 to 45
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed beginning of July thru end of September

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Paul Slichter (16)
R.L.Carr (10)
Cal Photos (7)
G.D.Carr (7)
Wikimedia Commons (3)
Mt Rainier Photos (2)
Adam Schneider (2)
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