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Alpine Leafybract Aster

Symphyotrichum foliaceum (DC.) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum foliaceum (Alpine Leafybract Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Canada, The Contiguous United States, Alaska, and The Americas. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Zerene Fritillary, Woodland Skipper, Speyeria atlantis sorocko, and Argynnis egleis.

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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 alpine leafybract aster. View this species on GBIF