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Symphyotrichum frondosum
short-rayed alkali aster Aster Family
Symphyotrichum frondosum Asteraceae
common name
  short-rayed alkali aster
accepted scientific name
  Symphyotrichum frondosum (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom
rules for finding collection records
  Aster frondosus (169)
  Brachyactis frondosa (8)
  Symphyotrichum frondosum (374)
family name
Image Author: ©2004 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Number of ray petals: 90 to 110
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of May thru 2nd week of November

How Likely at this Location (21%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (17)
Paul Slichter (4)
G.D.Carr (7)
R.L.Carr (4)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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