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Canada Aster

Canadanthus modestus (Lindl.) G. L. Nesom

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Canadanthus modestus (Canada Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Canada, The Contiguous United States, Alaska, and North America. They have purple flowers and achenes. Flowers are visited by Argynnis mormonia, Bombus vancouverensis nearcticus, Plebejus anna, and Tharsalea mariposa. Individuals can grow to 3 feet.

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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 Canada-Aster. View this species on GBIF