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Symphyotrichum puniceum
purplestem aster Aster Family
Symphyotrichum puniceum Asteraceae
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common names
  purplestem aster
  swamp aster
accepted scientific name
  Symphyotrichum puniceum (L.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
rules for finding collection records
  Aster puniceus (1221)
  Symphyotrichum puniceum (2575)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2013 Suzanne Cadwell
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .75 to 1.5 inches
Number of ray petals: 30 to 60
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed last week of June thru end of October

How Likely at this Location (83%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Wetland
Riparian
Forest
Disturbed
Meadow
Brush
grid lines base