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Michaelmas Daisy

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (L.) G. L. Nesom

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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (Michaelmas Daisy) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Canada, and The Americas. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Syrphus, Cerceris clypeata, Halictus, and Eumenes verticalis. Individuals can grow to 0.91 m.

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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 Michaelmas daisy. View this species on GBIF