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Symphyotrichum pratense
barrens silky aster Aster Family
Symphyotrichum pratense Asteraceae
common name
  barrens silky aster
accepted scientific name
  Symphyotrichum pratense (Raf.) G.L. Nesom
rules for finding collection records
  Aster phyllolepis (7)
  Aster pratensis (9)
  Aster sericeus microphyllus (1)
  Symphyotrichum pratense (128)
family name
Image Author: ©2007 Earl McGehee
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .9 to 1.5 inches
Number of ray petals: 13 to 15
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of August thru 3rd week of November

How Likely at this Location (13%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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