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Purple Aster

Dieteria bigelovii (A. Gray) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartman

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Dieteria bigelovii (Purple Aster) is a species of biennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States and North America. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Common Branded Skipper. Individuals can grow to 1.2 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 purple aster. View this species on GBIF