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70a. Symphyotrichum spathulatum (Lindley) G. L. Nesom var. yosemitanum (A. Gray) G. L. Nesom, Phytologia. 77: 292. 1995.

Western bog aster

Aster ascendens Lindley var. yosemitanus A. Gray in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1(2): 191. 1884 (as adscendens); A. occidentalis (Nuttall) Torrey & A. Gray var. yosemitanus (A. Gray) Cronquist; A. paludicola Piper

Plants 20–60 cm. Leaves linear. Heads 3–25.

Flowering Jul–Aug. Damp meadows in oak woodlands and coniferous forests; 1200–2200 m; Calif., Oreg.

Variety yosemitanum occurs from southern Oregon to the Sierra Nevada of California.


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