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Family = Asteraceae, Genus = Aster, Species = ascendens, including synonyms,

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Symphyotrichum ascendens   (western aster, long leaved aster, western American aster)  
(= Aster chilensis ssp. adscendens in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Upright and spreading, perennial herb 20-60 cm. tall; plants rhizomatous and forming loose clumps.
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains.
Habitat: Meadows, grasslands, and forest openings, often where moist.
Origin: Native



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