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Symphyotrichum sericeum
silky aster Aster Family
Symphyotrichum sericeum Asteraceae
common names
  silky aster
  western silver aster
accepted scientific name
  Symphyotrichum sericeum (Vent.) G.L. Nesom
rules for finding collection records
  Aster sericeus (298)
  Symphyotrichum sericeum (544)
  exclude Aster sericeus microphyllus
family name
Image Author: ©2008 Peter Gorman
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1. to 1.25 inches
Number of ray petals: 15 to 22
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of June thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (27%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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