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Alpine Leafybract Aster

Symphyotrichum foliaceum (DC.) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum foliaceum (Alpine Leafybract Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Alaska, The Contiguous United States, Canada, and The Americas. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Woodland Skipper, (page not found), Zerene Fritillary, and Yellow Head Bumble Bee. Individuals can grow to 0.61 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 alpine leafybract aster. View this species on GBIF