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Symphyotrichum concolor

Symphyotrichum concolor (L.) G.L. Nesom

Eastern Silver Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: SYCO3

Symphyotrichum concolor (Eastern silver aster) #59018

Image Information

Photographer: Stuart, Will
City: McBee
County: Chesterfield
State: SC
Location Notes: Carolina Sandhills NWR, Lake Bee Area.
Accession date: 2017-12-20
Filename: WCS_IMG0112.JPG
Slide Index: Symphyotrichum_concolor_20151009_1480
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Close-up of a virgate capitulescence. Photographer's note: "Per Sorrie [botanist Bruce Sorrie in A Field Guide to the Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region], 'flower heads grow in a narrow cylindrical inflorescence'. At first glance, this aster can be mistaken for Liatris as slender stems wave in any breeze."
Date Taken: 2015-10-09
NPIN Image Id: 59018

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2017-12-15

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