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Bigleaf Aster

Eurybia macrophylla (L.) Cass.

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Eurybia macrophylla (Bigleaf Aster) 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 United States. They have simple, broad leaves, purple flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Clouded sulphur, Transverse Flower Fly, Aphrodite Fritillary, and Common Eastern Bumblebee. Individuals can grow to 1.5 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 bigleaf aster. View this species on GBIF