Source: Collecitons database
[Aster aquifolius (Greene ex Wooton & Standl.) S.F.Blake, more]
Leaf blades lanceolate to oblanceolate, mid 20-80 × 6-15 mm, margins entire to irregularly dentate or serrate, faces glabrous or sparsely puberulent, often sparsely stipitate-glandular. Involucres broadly turbinate to hemispheric, 8-15 mm, widths 1-2(-3) times heights. Phyllaries 50-100, 1-2 mm wide (at midpoint), apices long-acuminate, 3-6 mm. Ray florets 30-60. 2n = 8. Flowering Jul-Oct. Meadows, open areas, subalpine coniferous forests, oak woodlands, grasslands, creosote bush or sagebrush scrublands, often along streams, roadsides; 2300-3500 m; Colo., N.Mex., Wyo. Variety bigelovii is found in the Rocky Mountains.
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