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Aster (Aster) is a genus of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Serbia, Azerbaijan, Western Australia, San Marino, Turkey, Croatia, Slovenia, Crimea, Canada, Albania, Switzerland, Gibraltar, Gruziya, Ukraine, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Greece, Montenegro, Channel Islands, Romania, Spain, Hungary, Armenia, Morocco, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macedonia, Liechtenstein, Alaska, Andorra, Italy, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Moldova, The Contiguous United States, Belgium, Vatican City, Germany, Nakhchivan, and Poland. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Common Eastern Bumblebee, Transverse Flower Fly, Tricolored Bumble Bee, and drone fly. Individuals can grow to 0.85 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 aster. View this species on GBIF