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Symphyotrichum drummondii var. texanum

Symphyotrichum drummondii (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom var. texanum (Burgess) G.L. Nesom

Drummond's Aster, Texas Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Aster drummondii ssp. texanus

Texas Aster


Location: Hwy 16, 5 to 9 km NW of Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In roadside grade material, but beyond normally mowed area. Rock, gravel and stoney with humus material interspersed.

Description: Multi-stemmed perennial arising 1 m high from rootstock. Leaves ovate and dentate up to 6 cmm long. Numerous purple flower heads up to 2 cm across.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Oct 30, 1994
Specimen number: 129

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0977
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1994
Accession Number: 77

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)

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