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lava aster
Ionactis alpina
lava aster Aster Family
Ionactis alpina Asteraceae
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common names
  lava aster
  crag aster
accepted scientific name
  Ionactis alpina (Nutt.) Greene
rules for finding collection records
  Aster scopulorum (179)
  Ionactis alpina (423)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2011 Matt Lavin
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .8 to 1.2 inches
Number of ray petals: 8 to 16
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru end of July

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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