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Ionactis stenomeres

Ionactis stenomeres (A. Gray) Greene

Rocky Mountain Ankle-aster, Rocky Mountain Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster stenomeres


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Blue , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


Canada: BC

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ionactis stenomeres in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ionactis stenomeres in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ionactis stenomeres


Record Modified: 2019-03-29
Research By: CBR

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