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Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. intermedium

Symphyotrichum spathulatum (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom var. intermedium (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom

Larger Western Mountain Aster

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Aster occidentalis var. intermedius

USDA Symbol: SYSPI

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches 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 , Violet
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA , WY
Canada: BC

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. intermedium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. intermedium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. intermedium

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

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