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Smooth Blue Aster

Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) A. Löve & D. Löve

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Symphyotrichum laeve (Smooth Blue Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Canada, The Contiguous United States, United States, and The Americas. They have cyan flowers and achenes. Flowers are visited by Furry Leaf-cutter Bee, Aster Andrena, Honey bee, and Lasioglossum pectinatum.

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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 smooth blue aster. View this species on GBIF