Aster laurentianus Fernald
  • Rhodora 16


Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

"Similar to no. 66 [Aster brachyactis S. F. Blake], but smaller, and with proportionately broader lvs and invol bracts; stem 3–25 cm; lvs narrowly oblong to spatulate, 5–10 times as long as wide, not ciliate; invol bracts subequal, or the outer longer than the inner, not ciliate or only obscurely so, fewer and thinner than in no. 66, avg broader and sometimes blunter; pistillate fls sometimes with a vestigial erect ray under 1 mm; 2n=14. Damp brackish sand or mud; P.E.I., Magdalen I. and ne. N.B. (A. frondosus, misapplied)"

  Bibliography

  • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
  • 2 Rhodora 16

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