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Symphyotrichum firmum
shiny-leaved aster Aster Family
Symphyotrichum firmum Asteraceae
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common names
  shiny-leaved aster
  glossy-leaved aster
accepted scientific name
  Symphyotrichum firmum (Nees) G.L. Nesom
rules for finding collection records
  Aster firmus (190)
  Aster lucidulus (11)
  Aster puniceus firmus (76)
  Symphyotrichum firmum (381)
family name
  Asteraceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1.5 inches
Number of ray petals: 20 to 40
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of August thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (23%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
eFloras.org
SEINet
Flora of Wisconsin (203)
USDA PLANTS profile
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (38)
U of Michigan Herbarium (6)
Arieh Tal (4)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
base map where plant found

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