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Late Purple Aster

Symphyotrichum patens (Ait.) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum patens (Late Purple Aster) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Eastern North America, and The Americas. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Nimble Ceratina, Lasioglossum quebecense, Say's Cuckoo-leaf-cutter, and Common Eastern Bumblebee.

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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 late purple aster. View this species on GBIF