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Symphyotrichum ciliatum
rayless alkali aster Aster Family
Symphyotrichum ciliatum Asteraceae
common name
  rayless alkali aster
accepted scientific name
  Symphyotrichum ciliatum (Ledeb.) G.L. Nesom
rules for finding collection records
  Aster brachyactis (188)
  Brachyactis ciliata (15)
  Symphyotrichum ciliatum (416)
  Tripolium angustum (0)
family name
Image Author: ©2013 Tony Frates, downloaded from SEINet
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of July thru end of October

How Likely at this Location (21%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (10)
Walter Muma (5)
G.D.Carr (6)
Cal Photos (3)
R.L.Carr (3)
U of Michigan Herbarium (1)
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Salt Marsh
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