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Symphyotrichum laeve (L.) A. Löve & D. Löve
GLAUCOUS MICHAELMAS-DAISY
Aster laevis; Smooth blue aster

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Symphyotrichum laeve
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Symphyotrichum laeve

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Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
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Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
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Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
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Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
© Copyright Mel Harte 2010 · 3
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve

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Apidae  Bombus affinis @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Bombus fervidus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Bombus impatiens @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Bombus ternarius @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Bombus terricola @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Bombus vagans @ UCRC_ENT (5)

Ceratina calcarata @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Halictidae  Lasioglossum zephyrum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

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36. Symphyotrichum laeve (Linnaeus) Á. Löve & D. Löve, Taxon. 31: 359. 1982.

Smooth aster, aster lisse

Aster laevis Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 876. 1753

Perennials (15—)20—70(—120) cm, cespitose; stoutly short-rhizom­atous, with thick, woody caudices or a few, long rhizomes. Stems 1—5+, erect (straight, glaucous, sometimes reddish proximally), glabrous, sometimes sparsely hirsute distally. Leaves (glaucous) thick, firm, ± fleshy, margins crenate-serrate or -serrulate or entire, scabridulous, apices mucronulate, faces glabrous; basal usually withering by flowering or sometimes persistent (var. purpuratum ), petiolate (petioles ± winged, bases dilated, sheathing), blades spatulate or oblong to ovate or lanceolate-ovate, 30—200 × 10—25(—30) mm, bases attenuate or cuneate to rounded, margins crenate-serrate to serrulate, apices acute to obtuse or rounded; proximal cauline often withering by flowering, petiolate or subsessile or sessile (petioles narrowly to broadly winged, clasping), blades ovate or oblong-ovate to lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, sometimes ± panduriform, (40—)80—150(—180) × (10—)20—45 mm, bases attenuate to rounded or ± shallowly auriculate-clasping, margins entire or shallowly crenate-serrate, minutely scabrous, apices acute or obtuse, callus-pointed; distal sessile, blades lance-ovate or lanceolate to linear, 7—45 × 1—14 mm, progressively reduced distally (abruptly so in arrays), bases auriculate and ± clasping to rounded, margins entire. Heads in broad, sometimes ± flat-topped, paniculiform arrays, branches stiffly ascending (rarely arching), leafy with small, gradually reduced branch leaves. Peduncles 0.2—6+ cm, glaucous, glabrous or puberulent in lines, bracts 3—6, densely spaced, subulate or linear-lanceolate to linear, subclasping, apices sometimes purplish, grading into phyllaries. Involucres campanulate to cylindro-campanulate, (4.2—)5—7(—8) mm. Phyllaries in 4—6 series, appressed, subulate or lanceolate (outer) to oblong-lanceolate or linear-lancolate or -oblanceolate, unequal (sometimes appearing subequal), bases indurate 1 / 2 — 3 / 4 , margins scarious, erose, hyaline, ciliolate distally, green zones mostly diamond-shaped to ± lanceolate (some inner, or most in var. geyeri ), apices acute to acuminate, sometimes ± obtuse, red-mucronate or apiculate, faces glabrous. Ray florets (11—)13—23(—34); corollas usually pale to dark blue or purple, seldom white, laminae (6—)7.2—11.3(—14.6) × 1.5—2.5 mm. Disc florets (17—)19—33(—43); corollas yellow turning purplish red, 3.5—6.1 mm, tubes slightly shorter than funnelform throats, lobes triangular, (0.4—)0.6—1 mm. Cypselae deep purple to brown, oblong-obovoid, compressed, 2—3.5 mm, 4—5-nerved, faces glabrous or glabrate; pappi tawny to red- or rose-tinged, 5—7 mm.

Varieties 4 (4 in the flora): North America, ne Mexico; introduced in other areas of Mexico, Central America, Europe.

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Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1042 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1043 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1044 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1045 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1046 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1047 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1048 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1049 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1050 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1051 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1052 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1053 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1054 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1055 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1056 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1057 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1058 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1059 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1060 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1061 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1062 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1063 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1064 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1065 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

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Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Geyer Aster
ID: 0000 0000 1014 0364 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Geyer Aster
ID: 0000 0000 1014 0365 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Geyer Aster
ID: 0000 0000 1014 0366 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Symphyotrichum laeve%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Symphyotrichum laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve
Smooth Blue Aster
(shown with Veined white )
ID: 0000 0000 0905 0544 [detail]
© 2005 Robert Sivinski

Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Geyer Aster
ID: 0000 0000 1014 0364 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Geyer Aster
ID: 0000 0000 1014 0365 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Symphyotrichum laeve var. geyeri
Geyer Aster
ID: 0000 0000 1014 0366 [detail]
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1042 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1043 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1044 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1045 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1046 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1047 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1048 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1049 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1050 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1051 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1052 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1053 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1054 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1055 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1056 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1057 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1058 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1059 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1060 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve
Smooth Aster
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1061 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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