Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 708, Symphyotrichum spathulatum var. spathulatum  
 

 

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  Asteraceae Symphyotrichum spathulatum spathulatu
Photographed 16 Nov 2011.

Coll. No. 708, 16 Nov 2011, characters observed while keying: Perennial from fibrous roots, generally < 4 dm tall (obs: 37-38 cm); Leaveslanceolate, > 7 x longer than wide (obs: 13 x longer), glabrous, without spinulose tip, basal present at flowering, mid-cauline leaves smaller than below; Peduncles 2-8 cm, non-glandular; Involucre 15 mm, non-glandular; Phyllaries in 3-4 series, graduated, outer < inner, not paper-like (chartaceous), lower margin scarious, elongate green tip 3x width, tip acute; Receptacle naked; Flowers both ray and disc; Rays conspicuous, blue/lavender; Style branches minutely glandular, not tufted hairy; Achenes with a pappus of bristles, whitish.

Article records that use this photograph:

  • Inyo National Forest Road 01S04A, Mono County, California: 10300.
  • Field Notes: Col. #708.

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