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Tradescant's American Aster

Symphyotrichum tradescantii (L.) G. L. Nesom

Symphyotrichum tradescantii (Tradescant's American Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Canada, The Contiguous United States, and The Americas. They have simple, broad leaves and achene. Individuals can grow to 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 Tradescant's American-Aster. View this species on GBIF