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Symphyotrichum spathulatum
western mountain aster Aster Family
Symphyotrichum spathulatum Asteraceae
common name
  western mountain aster
accepted scientific name
  Symphyotrichum spathulatum (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom
rules for finding collection records
  Aster occidentalis (860)
  Aster spathulatus (55)
  Symphyotrichum spathulatum (2304)
family name
Image Author: ©2003 Christopher L. Christie
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is .6 to 1.2 inches
Number of ray petals: 20 to 50
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru 2nd week of October

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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