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Douglas Aster

Symphyotrichum subspicatum (Nees) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum subspicatum (Douglas Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Western North America, Alaska, The Contiguous United States, The Americas, and Canada. They have simple, broad leaves and achene. Flowers are visited by Woodland Skipper. Individuals can grow to 0.1 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 Douglas aster. View this species on GBIF