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Short's Aster

Symphyotrichum shortii (Lindl.) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum shortii (Short's Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Canada, The Contiguous United States, and The Americas. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Northern Paper Wasp and Helophilus fasciatus.

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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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