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Late Purple Aster

Symphyotrichum patens (Ait.) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum patens (Late Purple 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, Eastern North America, and The Americas. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Say's Cuckoo-leaf-cutter, http:treatment.plazi.orgid789E991BAABCFD603BDD0FA07013DB1D, Spurred Ceratina, and Melissodes subillatus. Individuals can grow to 0.76 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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