Symphyotrichum robynsianum (J.Rousseau) Brouillet & Labrecque (redirected from: Aster longifolius)
Family: Asteraceae
Robyn's aster
[Aster longifolius Lam., misapplied,  more]
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Steve C. Garske  
Etymology: Aster: from the Greek aster, "a star," describing the radiate heads of the flowers
Plants: erect, perennial, 1/2' - 4' tall forb with long, creeping rhizomes
Leaves: mostly along the stem, stalkess and usually clasping, long and narrow, lance-like, 7 to 9 times as long as wide
Flowers: head 3/8"-1" wide with 20-50 blue rays; inflorescence of a few to several heads in open, leafy clusters
Habitat: moist
Conservation Status: Special Concern
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Sue R. Crispin  
Symphyotrichum robynsianum image
Steve C. Garske  
Symphyotrichum robynsianum image
Steve C. Garske  
Symphyotrichum robynsianum image
Steve C. Garske  
Symphyotrichum robynsianum image
Botanical Illustration  
Symphyotrichum robynsianum image
Symphyotrichum robynsianum image
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