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White Heath Aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum ericoides (White Heath Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Canada, and The Americas. They have simple, broad leaves, cyan flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Woodland Skipper, Villa fulviana, Villa pretiosa, and Dianthidium. Individuals can grow to 0.9 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of white heath aster. View this species on GBIF